Definition of ingestion:
pulmonary tuberculosis, using up, breathing in, intake, uptake, wasting disease, phthisis, use of goods and services, mouth, economic consumption, usance, white plague, gulp, inlet, consumption, swallow, expenditure, aspiration, use.
- meal (part of speech: noun)
- reception (part of speech: noun)
Occasional ingestion of minute quantities of lead is probably a matter of little physiological importance, but since lead is a cumulative poison, frequent taking into the body of even very small amounts entails danger.- "Food Poisoning", Edwin Oakes Jordan.
- "The Physiology of Taste", Brillat Savarin.
- "Somewhere in Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.