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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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What's more, the system is intended to integrate into patients' lives, and they indicate through the app which member(s) of their care team can access information about their medication ingestion, activity, and self-reported mood and rest.
As routine use of antibiotics in cases of paraffin ingestion is common practice, [12] and in light of the recent emphasis on antibiotic stewardship, it should be noted that a growing body of evidence points to the rarity of secondary infection and that prophylactic antibiotics are unwarranted.
2003; 2016) compared predicted and measured blood lead levels, showing that the default model soil and dust ingestion rates and lead bioavailability value over predicted blood lead levels.
The family friend (patient F) visited an ED 2 days after ingestion of the mushrooms, complaining of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
All patients were presented within one hour to six months of ingestion of FB.
The problem of bird ingestion into jet engines is particularly acute during aircraft take-off, where an aircraft may fly through a flock of birds at precisely the time when maximum available thrust is required for a safe take-off.
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.
Three months after discharge from hospital, the patient was readmitted with a foreign body ingestion.
Similar procedures were followed for estimating the dry weight of the remaining food and consequently quantity of food ingestion.
5%), followed by other chemical ingestion in 70 patients (27.
Material and Methods: The hospital records of all children who presented to our clinic because of ingestion of foreign body between January 2008 and January 2015 were examined retrospectively.
In view of this point, this study was undertaken to establish the interrelationship between the IOP changes after water ingestion in apparently healthy individuals of different age groups.