Definition of Ingestion

1. Noun. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).




Definition of Ingestion

1. n. The act of taking or putting into the stomach; as, the ingestion of milk or other food.

Definition of Ingestion

1. Noun. the action of ingesting, or consuming something orally, whether it be food, drink, medicine, or other substance. It is usually referred to as the first step of digestion. ¹

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Definition of Ingestion

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ingestion

1. The act of taking food, medicines, etc., into the body, by mouth. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ingestion

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ingerminate
ingerminated
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ingersonite
ingest
ingesta
ingestable
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ingester
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ingestibility
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ingesting
ingestion (current term)
ingestions
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Literary usage of Ingestion

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"Six hours after ingestion of barium; tenderness over appendix which is not shown. ... Five and three-quarters hours after ingestion of bismuth. years; ..."

2. The Elements of the Science of Nutrition by Graham Lusk (1917)
"CHAPTER VIII THE INFLUENCE OF THE ingestion OF FAT IN a previous chapter it was ... The ingestion of fat alone will not prevent the death of the organism ..."

3. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1906)
"In healthy guinea pigs the repeated ingestion of tubercle bacilli killed by boiling is ... The authors, however, emphasise the fact that the ingestion of ..."

4. Debris Impact On Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"Prior NRC-sponsored evaluations of possible debris and gas ingestion into ECCS pumps and attendant impacts on pump performance were performed in the early ..."

5. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1865)
"ingestion and Retention. 2. Egestion and Exclusion. II. The Ganglionic System. I. The Modes of Action, excited and immediate. n. The Functions. 1. ..."

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