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ingesta

[in-jes-tuh] /ɪnˈdʒɛs tə/
plural noun
1.
substances ingested.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Neo-Latin, neuter plural of Latin ingestus. See ingest
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Examples from the web for ingesta
  • If ingesta are observed during the fecal contamination check, the establishment should be notified of the finding.
  • There is no due date for comments requested on the relationship between ingesta and microbial pathogens on raw poultry.
  • ingesta may be present in the upper gastrointestinal tract as in other acute poisonings.
British Dictionary definitions for ingesta

ingesta

/ɪnˈdʒɛstə/
plural noun
1.
nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
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ingesta in Medicine

ingesta in·ges·ta (ĭn-jěs'tə)
pl.n.
Ingested matter, especially food taken into the body through the mouth.

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