apparent digestibility coefficient


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 from diet and not excreted in faeces; nutrient ingested - nutrient egested/nutrient ingested. Abbreviated as ADC

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • ADC — apparent digestibility coefficient (the value for the food absorbed from diet and not excreted in faeces; nutrient ingested nutrient egested/nutrient ingested) …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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