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in·gest / inˈjest/ • v. [tr.] take (food, drink, or another substance) into the body by swallowing or absorbing it. ∎ fig. absorb (information): he spent his days ingesting the contents of the library. DERIVATIVES: in·ges·tion / -ˈjeschən/ n. in·ges·tive / -ˈjestiv/ adj.

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ingestion

ingestion (feeding) A method of heterotrophic nutrition in which bulk food is taken into an organism and subsequently digested (see digestion). Ingestion is the principal mechanism of animal nutrition. See also macrophagous; microphagous.

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ingestion

ingestion (in-jes-chŏn) n. the process by which food is taken into the alimentary canal. It involves chewing and swallowing.

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