digest

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plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals carnivorous plant
any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution daily dew , sundew , sundew plant
property of being easy to digest digestibility , digestibleness
property of being difficult to digest indigestibility , indigestibleness
congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose lactase deficiency , lactose intolerance , milk intolerance
unable to digest lactose lactose-intolerant
blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system leucocyte , leukocyte , WBC , white blood cell , white blood corpuscle , white cell , white corpuscle
disorder in which a lack of certain enzymes makes it impossible to digest the amino acid lysine lysine intolerance
process in which phagocytes engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular debris; an important defense against infection phagocytosis
any of several herbs of Guiana highlands having racemes of nodding white or pink flowers; trap and digest insects in pitcher-shaped leaves with spoon-shaped caps sun pitcher
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