adjective see ingest

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  • ingestible — adjective Capable of being ingested. None of the psychoactive ingredients show up on the Interior Ministrys list of banned ingestible substances …   Wiktionary

  • ingestible — in·gest·ible in jes tə bəl adj capable of being ingested <ingestible capsules> …   Medical dictionary

  • ingestible — See ingest. * * * …   Universalium

  • ingestible — adj. able to be ingested, may be taken into the body, consumable (i.e. food) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ingestible — in·gest·ible …   English syllables

  • ingestible — təbəl adjective : capable of being ingested * * * ingestˈible adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ingest * * * † inˈgestible, a. Obs. rare 0. [in 3; cf. L. ingestābilis (Pliny).] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ingest — ingestible, adj. ingestion, n. ingestive, adj. /in jest /, v.t. 1. to take, as food, into the body (opposed to egest). 2. Aeron. to draw (foreign matter) into the inlet of a jet engine, often causing damage to the engine. [1610 20; < L ingestus… …   Universalium

  • Forward osmosis — is an osmotic process that, like reverse osmosis, uses a semi permeable membrane to effect separation of water from dissolved solutes. The driving force for this separation is an osmotic pressure gradient, such that a draw solution of high… …   Wikipedia

  • Betulinic acid — IUPAC name (3β) 3 Hydroxy lup 20(29) en 28 oic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Pill thermometer — A pill thermometer is an ingestible thermometer in pill form that allows a person s core temperature to be constantly monitored. It was developed by NASA in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University for use with astronauts… …   Wikipedia

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