Quora Q: Does drinking water during meals help or hinder the digestive system?
For people with celiac disease, consuming gluten triggers an immune response in the digestive system.
And how about the idea that these bodies sewn together have one digestive tract?
After all, we (and, presumably, vampires) have digestive systems accustomed to processing foods far more elaborate than blood.
Other neuroendocrine tumors produce gastrin, glucagon, and other digestive hormones.
The falling off in flesh, or wasting away, of swine is in most cases owing to derangement in the digestive organs.
Then there may be diarrhœa, loss of appetite, and other digestive disturbances.
Oysters for some palates make an agreeable variety without putting much strain upon the digestive powers.
In the most startling way that is true for the digestive apparatus.
Under this very strict regime, eating was like to become a lost art and our digestive organs had very little to do.
late 14c., from Old French digestif (14c.), from Late Latin digestivus "pertaining to digestion," from past participle stem of Latin digerere (see digest (n.)). From 1530s as an adjective. The noun in the French form digestif is attested from 1908.
digestive di·ges·tive (dī-jěs'tĭv, dĭ-)
Of or relating to digestion. n.