plural noun

substances ingested.

Origin of ingesta

1720–30; < New Latin, neuter plural of Latin ingestus. See ingest Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for ingesta


pl n

nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
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Medicine definitions for ingesta




Ingested matter, especially food taken into the body through the mouth.
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