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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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Caution older children against ingesting foreign objects as a dare.
The inquest at Bradford Coroners Court yesterday heard that 19-yearold Jane was admitted to the St Marien Hospital in Cologne in the early hours of November 12, 2014, after ingesting ecstasy where she was given a preliminary examination, but no blood test was taken.
I doubt that ingesting any amount of water would significantly affect the pH of our stomach contents.
So-called "swallowers" are risking their lives by ingesting scores of packages containing narcotics worth tens of thousands of pounds, border officials said.
Studies have found starving and dead largemouth bass and brook trout as a result of ingesting softbaits, but other species likely can be harmed as well.
"A 55-pound dog who ate five or six pieces of chewing gum vomited and came to us within seven hours of ingesting the gum and all of her liver enzymes were off the chart.
"These results provide evidence that ingesting mushrooms which have been exposed to ultraviolet light and contain vitamin D2, are a good source of vitamin D that can improve the vitamin D status of healthy adults.
In addition to supporting both 24/7and scheduled recordings, the new Actus capabilities provide support for ingesting media from other resources, including content from a field camera or clips downloaded directly to the desktop.
"Without knowing it, manufacturing workers may be ingesting certain heavy metals at elevated levels from this unexpected source.
A EUROPEAN Commission suggestion of putting magnets in cows' stomachs to counter the risks of ingesting metallic objects left in fields has been dismissed as "absolutely ridiculous".