Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to ingestion; having the function of ingestion.
- adj. Of or pertaining to ingestion
“Exercise genetics healthy eating ingestive behavior”
“Good old shamlock, or sagebane, ingestive toxin class four, crush well and render juice, distill through Mufwort's process for maximum potency.”
“It is hardly necessary to point out that the ingestive structures for taking food and preparing it mechanically lie at and near the mouth, while the digesting parts, like the stomach, come next, because chemical transformation is the next thing to be done; while finally the absorbing portions of the tract, or the intestines, come last.”
“We have no distinct proof that there occurs in active immunity any education of the phagocytes, in Metchnikoff's sense, that is, any increase of the inherent ingestive or digestive activity of these cells.”
“That minute mass of jelly-like substance known as protoplasm, constituting the one-celled animal amoeba, may be described as _ingestive_, _digestive_, _secretory_, _excretory_,”
“Nonnutritive sweeteners (NNS) are ecologically novel chemosensory signaling compounds that influence ingestive processes and behavior.”
“All of which means that, whatever your political persuasion, it might be wise to watch tonight with two ingestive options close at hand:”
“Neurological research has demonstrated that animals in the laboratory "expressed an ingestive behavior designed to assure survival when threatened by sodium depletion.”
“Development of ingestive behaviour and the relationship to belly nosing in early weaned piglets.”
“The result is somewhat of an impact upon the ingestive-system.”
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