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ingest in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishingestin‧gest /ɪnˈdʒest/ verb [transitive] technical 🔊 🔊 HBDFto take food or other substances into your bodydigestingestion /ɪnˈdʒestʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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ingestRather surprisingly, the time spent boring and ingesting a meal does not vary very much for whelks of different sizes.It s basically sterilized sand, Thompson says, although ingesting any non-food substance is never recommended.Infective larvae which have developed from eggs deposited by ewes in the spring are ingested by ewes and lambs in early summer.There was an initial suspicion that this poison had been ingested by our two patients.And within the droppings are the spores of the fungus, ingested during truffle-eating time.It is known to develop in individuals with peptic disease who ingest large amounts of calcium-carbonate-based antacids.It ingests the compound from the vent water, snaps its chemical bonds and survives on the energy released.In this way only those predators that attack live animals are affected when they ingest the substance contained in the neck device.