verb (used with object)
Origin of ingest
Examples from the Web for ingestion
The ingestion of supplements, however, is anything but natural.
Are there enough devices to handle the ingestion and expectoration?
One study notes that ingestion of Po-210 can cause similar but not identical symptoms to other forms of ARS.
He sought the help of a Swiss monk (you know how you do) who prescribed the ingestion of 36 lemons per day.
The ingestion of food and pressure upon the epigastrium have no constant effect upon the pain.
State frequency and types of eruption due to the ingestion of antipyrin.
The ingestion of alcohol would lead to an increase in muscular power and in the working capacity of the brain or glands.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
Give the frequency and types of the cutaneous disturbance following the ingestion of opium (or morphia).
Ingestion of small amounts of methylene-blue gives a pale green; large amounts give a marked blue.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for ingestion
Word Origin for ingest
Word Origin and History for ingestion (1 of 2)
1610s, from Latin ingestionem (nominative ingestio) "a pouring in," noun of action from past participle stem of ingerere (see ingest).