Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Premature or overhasty digestion.
  • noun Previous digestion; artificial digestion, as of food by peptonization; digestion before eating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Digestion too soon performed; hasty digestion.
  • noun (Med.) Artificial digestion of food for use in illness or impaired digestion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The partial hydrolysis etc. of food, by enzymes or other materials, prior to normal digestion

Etymologies

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From pre- +‎ digestion

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