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?
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.