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ingestion

 [in-jes´chun]
the taking of food, drugs, liquids, or other substances into the body by mouth.

in·ges·tion

(in-jes'chŭn),
1. Introduction of food and drink into the stomach.
2. Incorporation of particles into the cytoplasm of a phagocytic cell by invagination of a portion of the cell membrane as a vacuole.
[L. in-gero, to carry in]

ingestion

/in·ges·tion/ (-chun) the taking of food, drugs, etc., into the body by mouth.

ingestion

[injes′chən]
Etymology: L, in, within, gerere, to carry
the oral taking of substances into the body. The term is generally applied to both nutrients and medications.

in·ges·tion

(in-jes'chŭn)
1. Introduction of food and drink into the stomach.
2. Incorporation of particles into the cytoplasm of a phagocytic cell by invagination of a portion of the cell membrane as a vacuole.
[L. in-gero, to carry in]

ingestion

The process of taking food or other material into the stomach. Ingestion is followed by DIGESTION, ABSORPTION and, finally, ASSIMILATION.

ingestion

the act of taking food into the gut system, where it is then subjected to DIGESTION.

ingestion

the taking of food, drugs, etc. into the body by mouth.
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