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tr.v. in·gest·ed, in·gest·ing, in·gests
1. To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption. See Synonyms at eat.
2. To take in and absorb as food: "Marine ciliates ... can be observed ... ingesting other single-celled creatures and harvesting their chloroplasts" (Carol Kaesuk Yoon).

[Latin ingerere, ingest- : in-, in; see in-2 + gerere, to carry.]

in·gest′i·ble adj.
in·ges′tion n.
in·ges′tive adj.
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They must have been ingested or administered - self-ingestion or somebody giving somebody a liquid probably.
Operators can use thePlatform's advanced workflows in their transcoding farms and tailor uploads, use existing feeds to ingest video and metadata, set up Watch Folders to monitor ingested files automatically, and onboard massive video libraries quickly and easily.
Ingested foreign bodies that migrate extraluminally are rare.
A new study in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, found athletes who ingested caffeine before they started to exercise burned about 15% more calories for three hours after their gym session, compared to those who took a placebo.
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Vets have said they have experienced a rise in the number of dogs being brought in having ingested drugs through junkie excrement, according to local press reports.
Once ingested, the full range of the system's features is usable on the ingested media: monitoring, tagging, annotating, searching, clipping, and repurposing.
Animals were divided into different groups: some groups of mice ingested Peptan after OVX; another group of mice ingested Peptan several weeks before OVX and continued over additional weeks; another ingested Raloxifene--a drug commonly indicated for osteoporosis--instead of hydrolyzed collagen.
An NFU spokesman said the practice of putting magnets in one of a cow's stomachs - to separate metal out from ingested food - was better known in America than in the EU.
When ingested, the multiple peptides help stimulate the body to make T-suppressor lymphocytes specific for allergen suppression.
Her former husband Ibrahim Talib, 48, was suspected of the murder and sources said that he killed her before he ingested a poison.