Digestibility
Digestibility Di*gest`i*bil"i*ty, n. The quality of being digestible. [1913 Webster]

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  • digestibility — noun (plural ties) Date: 1740 1. the fitness of something for digestion 2. the percentage of a foodstuff taken into the digestive tract that is absorbed into the body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • digestibility — 1) the degree to which a particular food can be digested and absorbed by a fish 2) the nutrients absorbed by a fish, e.g. nutrient intake nutrient remaining in faeces/nutrient intake, expressed as a percentage …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • digestibility — See digestible. * * * …   Universalium

  • digestibility — noun The degree to which something is digestible …   Wiktionary

  • digestibility — di·gest·ibil·i·ty .jes tə bil ət ē n, pl ties 1) the fitness of something for digestion 2) the percentage of a foodstuff taken into the digestive tract that is absorbed into the body …   Medical dictionary

  • digestibility — n. ability to be digested, state of being fit for digestion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • digestibility — di·gest·ibil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • digestibility — noun the property of being easy to digest • Syn: ↑digestibleness • Ant: ↑indigestibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑digestible (for: ↑digestibleness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • digestibility coefficient — noun see digestion coefficient …   Useful english dictionary

  • apparent digestibility coefficient — nutrient ingested nutrient egested/nutrient ingested. Not all food eaten or ingested is absorbed, the rest is egested as faeces . The absorbed portion is expressed as a percentage according to the above formula the value for the food absorbed… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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