• WordNet 3.6
    • n ingestion the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A housefly can only ingest liquid material. They regurgitate their food to liquify the food that they are going to eat
    • n Ingestion (Physiol) The act of taking or putting into the stomach; as, the ingestion of milk or other food.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The average person ingests about a ton of food and drink each year.
    • n ingestion The act of throwing, putting, or taking in, as into the stomach: as, the ingestion of milk or other food: opposed to egestion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The world's deadliest mushroom is the Amanita phalloides, the death cap. The five different poisons contained by the mushroom cause diarrhea and vomiting within 6 to 12 hours of ingestion. This is followed by damage to the liver, kidneys, and central nervous system and, in the majority of cases, coma and death.
    • n Ingestion :—opp. to Egestion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ingestio,: cf. F. ingestion,


In literature:

Black urine is generally caused by the ingestion of pigmented food or drugs, such as carbolic acid and the anilines.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The New Yorker sat at a roof-garden table, ingesting solace through a straw.
"Sixes and Sevens" by O. Henry
The total duration of the effect is stated to be an hour per kilogramme of oats ingested.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883" by Various
The most frequent method is by ingestion.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The more tissue destroyed, the more food needed, and the more ingested.
"The Problems of Psychical Research" by Hereward Carrington
This might be due to the ingestion of the food.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
He will soon find the ingestion of the liquor is followed by an increase of sugar.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
That it had established itself in a life-form that casually ingested deadly poisons was no excuse.
"Insidekick" by Jesse Franklin Bone
It represents from 60% to 70% of the amount of water ingested.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
The mode of infection in animals is chiefly by ingestion.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
By infecting man or animals who ingest it.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Inside this snail's gut there is a protozoan that lives off the snail's ingested food.
"Sense of Obligation" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
The food-particle d has now been ingested by the vacuole.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
Vertebrate remains found in the stomachs of box turtles seem to result chiefly from the ingestion of carrion.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
The minimum blood pressure is very uniform throughout the day, and is little affected by the ingestion and digestion of meals.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
After eating, repeated urging to vomit with expulsion of the ingested food.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
These fragments invariably contain pieces of epidermis from ingested plants.
"Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Charles L. Douglas
Ingestive causation is a sufficiently fit designation for all errors of diet, as well as misuse of medicines, and poisoning.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Ingestion of cold food and drinks lessens the bodily temperature, whether it be normal or febrile.
"Health, Happiness, and Longevity" by Louis Philippe McCarty

In news:

The Apella servers offer multichannel ingest and playout with low-resolution proxy timeline editing and plug-in technology for improved production.
Thin clouds seemed to trail the sinister blue Mustang, their contents probably shredded and ingested by the car's big supercharger.
Ingestibles to avoid when the thrill is gone and you want it back.
Many people ingest massive doses with no problems whatsoever.
Aqua Dots were recalled because they contain a chemical that turns into a dangerous drug when ingested.
Honeywell plans to analyze the effects of ash ingestion in two of its TPE331 turboprop engines used to gather scientific data during recent volcanic eruptions and flights into the ash cloud over Europe.
Ingesting Visine can cause illness, but at this point school officials don't know if it really happened or if it is just a rumor.
While some 'nature mommas' are eating their placenta for its nutrients, some new-age moms are ingesting it to avoid post-partum depression.
(AP) — A Pennsylvania couple whose 8-month-old son ingested heroin before his death faces child endangerment charges.
Energizer , coin lithium batteries, child-resistant packaging, Stacey Harbour, button cell battery ingestion.
The danger lies primarily in coin lithium battery ingestion, and this segment of the battery market is growing, which could lead to even more problems in the future.
The FDA has approved the marketing of an ingestible sensor that can be embedded in pills.
Measure A's proponents took issue with its ingestion, linking it to a wide array of internal health problems.
If ingested, the actual poison .
At least four people in New Jersey wound up hospitalized this week after ingesting wild mushooms, according to the state's Poison Information and Education System.

In science:

Clusters are inferred to assemble by accreting matter along the filamentary axes, slowly ( tcrossing∼2–3 Gyr) ingesting DM, gas and stars into their deep gravitational potential wells.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
This qualified name contains the names of the SOAP-operation (“ingest”).
Submission of content to a digital object repository using a configurable workflow system
The ingest-method of the Fedora-API-M-SOAP-interface, besides the serialized FOXMLdocument, needs two more parameters – the XML-format of the ob ject handed over and a protocol entry (Log Message ).
Submission of content to a digital object repository using a configurable workflow system
For example, we may know th at if a certain action occurs at a given time step (e.g., ingest poison) then at the next time step we will always perform the same action (e.g., call doctor).
Multi-valued Action Languages in CLP(FD)
More recently, modifications to Geogrid have been written allowing it to read GeoTIFF files directly, and extensions to WPS standard programs have made it possible to ingest GeoTIFF data directly from the USGS into a WRF simulation .
Data management and analysis with WRF and SFIRE
Astro-WISE allows ingesting of data from any optical instrument, survey or catalogue, processing of this data to create new catalogues and bringing in data from different surveys into a single catalogue, keeping all dependencies back to the original data.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
At the shallowest level the scientific analysis starts in catalog-space using ingested external catalogues.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
The pipeline is reusable not only for new images ingested in the system but for new use-cases which involve the same data.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
The most simple case is the ingestion of an external catalog “as is”.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
On the other end of the use-cases is ingestion of raw science and calibration images allowing reprocessing of the data completely from scratch.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
Astro-WISE allowing the user to reduce the data completely as new basis for e.g., source extraction; reduced data level - only the processed images are ingested, the detrending and/or photometric and astrometric calibration of images is done (partially) outside Astro-WISE.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
This way, the user can extract sources from external images using his own preferences in extraction parameters; catalog level - only the final catalog is ingested.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
The user of Astro-WISE can create a new mapper to ingest the data from an instrument not listed in the table and use the AstroWISE pipeline to reduce the data.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
Pixel data in this sense are images6 in FITS format ingested into the system without any changes.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
First, the VIKING catalogues produced by WFAU are ingested and mapped onto the common data model.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE