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in·gest

 (ĭn-jĕst′)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ingestion - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)ingestion - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
eating, feeding - the act of consuming food
deglutition, swallow, drink - the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
suck, sucking, suction - the act of sucking
drinking, imbibing, imbibition - the act of consuming liquids
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"

ingestion

noun
An act of swallowing:
Translations
Ingestion

ingestion

[ɪnˈdʒestʃən] Ningestión f

ingestion

[ɪnˈdʒɛstʃən] n [substance, food, drug] → ingestion f

ingestion

n (Biol) → Nahrungsaufnahme f

in·ges·tion

n. ingestión, proceso de ingerir alimentos.

ingestion

n ingestión f
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