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ingestion (n.)

"action of ingesting," 1610s, from Late Latin ingestionem (nominative ingestio) "a pouring in," noun of action from past participle stem of ingerere "pour in" (see ingest).

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Definitions of ingestion from WordNet

ingestion (n.)
the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating);
Synonyms: consumption / intake / uptake
From wordnet.princeton.edu