plural noun
substances ingested.

1720–30; < Neo-Latin, neuter plural of Latin ingestus. See ingest Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
ingesta (ɪnˈdʒɛstə)
pl n
nourishment taken into the body through the mouth

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

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Example sentences
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.
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