ingestion definition

  • noun:
    • the action of ingesting, or ingesting something by mouth, whether it be meals, beverage, medication, or other substance. It is usually referred to as step one of digestion.
    • The work of taking or putting to the belly.
    • The work of putting, putting, or consuming, as in to the belly: since, the ingestion of milk or other food: against egestion.
    • the process of taking food in to the body through mouth (as through eating)

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