ingest

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ingerere (to carry in)

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ingest (third-person singular simple present ingests, present participle ingesting, simple past and past participle ingested)

  1. To take into the body, as for digestion.

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  • Often used in labelling of chemical products. Common phrase: "Do not ingest," meaning "Do not take in / Do not swallow."

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