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noun as in swallow

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But methadone hits the bloodstream within a half-hour of oral ingestion.

The ingestion of supplements, however, is anything but natural.

Are there enough devices to handle the ingestion and expectoration?

One study notes that ingestion of Po-210 can cause similar but not identical symptoms to other forms of ARS.

There are simply too few data points on record of Po-210 ingestion to make such sweeping generalizations.

Tests are of value in recognizing poisoning from ingestion and in detecting absorption from carbolized dressings.

A very small amount may be present after ingestion of large quantities of cod-liver oil or other fats.

Excess of any of these structures may result from excessive ingestion or deficient intestinal digestion.

Characteristic octahedral crystals of calcium oxalate (Fig. 47) appear after ingestion of certain vegetables.

Infection in man occurs from ingestion of insufficiently cooked pork, which contains encysted embryos.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ingestion, such as: chug, drink, gulp, quaff, slug, and swig.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.