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  • Physiology To convert (food) into simpler chemical compounds that can be absorbed and assimilated by the body, as by chemical and muscular action in the alimentary canal.
  • To absorb or assimilate mentally.
  • To organize into a systematic arrangement, usually by summarizing or classifying.
  • To condense or abridge (a written work).
  • To endure or bear patiently.
  • Chemistry To soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture.
  • Physiology To become assimilated into the body.
  • Physiology To assimilate food substances.
  • Chemistry To undergo exposure to heat, liquids, or chemical agents.
  • A collection of previously published material, such as articles, essays, or reports, usually in edited or condensed form.
  • Law A systematic arrangement of statutes or court decisions.
  • A periodical containing literary abridgments or other condensed works.
  • See pandect.