Definition of Ingesta

1. Noun. Solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth.




Definition of Ingesta

1. n. pl. That which is introduced into the body by the stomach or alimentary canal; -- opposed to egesta.

Definition of Ingesta

1. Noun. Material introduced into the body by the stomach or alimentary canal. ¹

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Definition of Ingesta

1. ingested material [n]

Medical Definition of Ingesta

1. That which is introduced into the body by the stomach or alimentary canal; opposed to egesta. Origin: NL. See Ingest. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ingesta

ingenuitive
ingenuitous
ingenuity
ingenuous
ingenuously
ingenuousness
ingenuousnesses
ingenus
ingeny
ingerminate
ingerminated
ingerminates
ingerminating
ingersonite
ingest
ingesta (current term)
ingestable
ingested
ingester
ingesters
ingestibility
ingestible
ingesting
ingestion
ingestions
ingestive
ingests
inghalla
ingine
ingines

Literary usage of Ingesta

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"Marsh Gas of Perspiration Free Hydrogen of Perspiration Water of Perspiration Total Egesta Tutal ingesta Sum of ingesta ,, „ Egesta Egesta in grms. in ..."

2. Diseases of the stomach: Textbook for Practitioners and Students by Max Einhorn (1906)
"EXAMINATION OF THE ingesta. 1. The Reaction Is determined by means of litmus paper (blue and red). If the filtrate is acid it turns blue litmus paper red. ..."

3. Diseases of the Stomach, Intestines, and Pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"105. This process is repeated until the gastric contents are removed. EXAMINATION OF THE ingesta Before chemic examination of the ingesta is begun, ..."

4. The Pathology of Emotions: Physiological and Clinical Studies by Charles Féré (1899)
"This rapid review must comprise the circumfusa and the ingesta. I. We cause seven to eight cubic metres of air to pass through our lungs in twenty-four ..."

5. The American Eclectic Practice of Medicine by Ichabod Gibson Jones (1857)
"Exciting Causes of Disease: I. Cognizable Causes,—1, Mechanical; 2, Chemical— Irritants—Corrosives — Septics—Alteratives; 3, ingesta—Non-alimentary—Improper ..."

6. Physiological Chemistry by Karl Gotthelf Lehmann, George Edward Day (1854)
"Rigg J determined the ingesta and egesta of a strong man, in accordance with their elementary constituents; he obtained results which accorded tolerably ..."

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