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Q130) Essentially the word digestion means ...[CPMT 2005 ]

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Digestion means the process in the alimentary canal by which food is broken up physically, as by the action of the teeth, and chemically, as by the action of enzymes, and converted into a substance suitable for absorption and assimilation into the body.
Or the process of making food absorbable by mechanically and enzymatically breaking it down into simpler chemical compounds in the digestive tract
Answer : (b)