adjective see ingest

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  • ingestive — Relating to ingestion. * * * in·gest·ive in jes tiv adj of or relating to ingestion <ingestive behavior> …   Medical dictionary

  • ingestive — ingest ► VERB ▪ take (food or drink) into the body by swallowing or absorbing it. DERIVATIVES ingestion noun ingestive adjective. ORIGIN Latin ingerere bring in …   English terms dictionary

  • ingestive — See ingestible. * * * …   Universalium

  • ingestive — adjective Of or pertaining to ingestion …   Wiktionary

  • ingestive — adj. having the function of taking in nourishment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ingestive — in·ges·tive …   English syllables

  • ingestive — stiv adjective : of or relating to ingestion …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ingest — transitive verb Etymology: Latin ingestus, past participle of ingerere to carry in, from in + gerere to bear Date: 1620 to take in for or as if for digestion • ingestible adjective • ingestion noun • ingestive adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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