digestibility digestibility

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of being easy to digest

Usage(s):

  1. In tests on rats, Mittra Mitra found that the ants rated high in digestibility.
  2. As soon as the scientists added a fourth fatty acid, the digestibility and absorbability of the compound decreased.

News

  • Poultry ‘enzyme cocktail’ saves more than just chicken feed

    Better feed efficiency also means fewer environmental concerns from chicken litter Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Jason Lee compares the enzyme additives he’s testing in chicken broiler feed to the probiotics now commonly added to human food, such as yogurt. Like probiotics, the enzymes he’s testing improve digestibility of the food [...]
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Texas A&M AgNews

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ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /