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ingestion

[in′jes·chən]
(biology)
The act or process of taking food and other substances into the animal body.

ingestion

Anything swallowed by an engine, including foreign objects like pebbles, birds, and metal parts. However, the term does not include air.
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In low- and middle-income countries, including South Africa (SA), ingestion of paraffin remains a common cause of childhood poisoning.
The mother, father and child (patients B, C, and D) visited the ED 20 hours after ingestion with dehydration and gastrointestinal distress.
5) Louie et al (5) published a study of 225 case studies with majority of their patients having witnessed history of FB ingestions.
He also noted that the addition of bittering agents to formulations have not had a history of reducing accidental ingestion by children, but added "a good taste doesn't help.
In the adult population, the aspiration or ingestion of a FB has frequently been reported to occur in the elderly, alcoholics and those with psychiatric illness or who are mentally retarded.
Material and Methods: Patients were selected from those who presented with caustic ingestion history in Medical OPD, ER and in medical wards.
Although most FB ingestions will get passed in the stools within a few days, some objects will need active removal, especially if they become lodged in the oesophagus or along the course of the gastrointestinal tract.
KEY WORDS: Sewing needle ingestion Foreign body migration Child.
The results showed that the annual incidence of unintentional poison ingestions in the UAE is 2.
The newly published study, which was carried out by researchers here, showed that the annual incidence of unintentional poison ingestion is 2.
Ingestion of rat poisons containing superwarfarin (brodifacoum) is an important public health problem in the United States.
While 19 ingestions were witnessed or self-reported, only four (21 percent) of the 19 ingested stay-tabs were visible on x-rays.