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indigestible

incapable of being digested or difficult to digest
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There is evidence that crude fiber has a number of beneficial effects related to its indigestibility in the small intestine (Aremu et al.
Dietary fibre has a number of beneficial effects related to indigestibility in the small intestine (Asp, 1996).
In spite of its indigestibility within the digestive system of man, cattle skin (aka kanda or kpomo) remains a delicacy on most tables in Nigeria.
It has the brown hue of the most intense varieties of food: few would dare to eat something so deep a mahogany that it makes one think of fat saturated to the furthest mortal end, to the point of absolute indigestibility.
Besides its indigestibility, crude fibre may depress digestibility of other nutrients including minerals to a considerable extent [30].
It would not be the internal maturation of the seed producing difference, but its indigestibility as a foreign body.
A common trait reported for the strains in the clonal lineage ST398 is the indigestibility of their whole cellular DNA when subjected to SmaI-macrorestriction analysis and their consequent inability to be typed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) (5,7).
It was assumed that the recording would exploit the momentary wave of interest in Haba's work and help to overturn prejudices about the indigestibility of his "off key music".
The increasing problems caused by junk mail, data overload and indigestibility, and the need to make decisions ever more rapidly, mean it is all too easy to take the wrong path in establishing systems for decision support.
1985; Lee & Lawrence 1997); (2) increasing GPT with increasing feed fiber due to fiber's indigestibility and evidence of increased gut residence time with increased fiber (Shiau 1997); and (3) no change in GPT with increasing feed lipid content due to shrimp's relatively low lipid requirement (Teshima 1997).
9 million [pounds sterling] by 160% is hard for the weightiest of retail machines--witness the slow-down in Carrefour profitability after the Promodes acquisition or the indigestibility of its German acquisition for Wal-Mart.
Zucker's visual indigestibility and narrative accessibilty invert the assumptions behind much of the art we are seeing lately and take us into a parallel continuum of shared stories and disarming pictorial candor.