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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ingestion  \In*ges"tion\,  n.  [L.  ingestio:  cf  F.  ingestion.] 
  (Physiol.) 
  The  act  of  taking  or  putting  into  the  stomach;  as  the 
  ingestion  of  milk  or  other  food. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ingestion 
  n  :  the  process  of  taking  food  into  the  body  through  the  mouth 
  (as  by  eating)  [syn:  {consumption},  {intake},  {uptake}] 




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