- substances ingested.
Origin of ingesta
1720–30; < New Latin, neuter plural of Latin ingestus. See ingest
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Examples from the Web for ingesta
The small amount of ingesta entering the duodenum in these diseases diminishes the bulk of fecal matter.
Above the obstruction gas and ingesta accumulate, and produce abdominal distension, sometimes well marked.
Does the palate exert some peculiar action on the ingesta, so as to give to each a distinct sapor?The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom
P. L. Simmonds
Indeed, the term sobriety applies to a proper regulation of our ingesta, according to our constitution and our state of health.Curiosities of Medical Experience
J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
Without doubt it commonly enters the system by the breath, but it may enter in the ingesta, and it infects the blood.
- nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
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- Ingested matter, especially food taken into the body through the mouth.
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