Synonyms for ingestion

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Symptoms did not commence until several hours after ingestion.

It is for this reason that we feel sleepy after the ingestion of a hearty dinner.

This restriction is proper at, and for some time after, the ingestion of food.

Cases of acute poisoning arising from the ingestion of cheese are reported from time to time.

The minimum blood pressure is very uniform throughout the day, and is little affected by the ingestion and digestion of meals.

Pulse pressure, pulse rate, and the relative velocity of the blood flow are increased immediately upon the ingestion of meals.

Every one must have noted the increase in force and volume of the heart beat after the ingestion of a large meal.

The desire for food may be indeed increased, and its ingestion may give a sense of relief.

The ingestion of food and pressure upon the epigastrium have no constant effect upon the pain.

Most often it is due to the coexisting disease of the intestinal mucous membrane or to the ingestion of unsuitable foods.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin ingestionem (nominative ingestio) "a pouring in," noun of action from past participle stem of ingerere (see ingest).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INGESTION

absorption

nounassimilation, incorporation
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