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ingesta

[in′jes·tə]
(biology)
Food and other substances taken into an animal body.
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The causes of ALI/ARDS are legion, and include, but are not limited to, infection, collagen vascular diseases, drug effects, ingestants, inhalants, shock, acute eosinophilic pneumonia, immunologically mediated pulmonary hemorrhage and vasculitis, and radiation pneumonitis.
Exogenous pigments Tobacco smoke Topical medications (silver nitrate, 5-fluorouracil) Trauma (periungual bleeding) Infections Systemic disease (renal insufficiency) Dermatologic diseases (ochronosis) Drugs and ingestants