ingesta
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ingesta(
ihn
-
jehs
-
tuh
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (general)
a. los alimentos tomados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor took a look at the ingesta of his patient to discern what made him sick.El doctor examinó los alimentos tomados por el paciente para discernir qué era lo que le había enfermado.
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ingesta
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ingesta(
een
-
hehs
-
tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(general)
a. ingestion
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La ingesta masiva de azúcar puede producir hiperactividad.The massive ingestion of sugar can cause hyperactivity.
b. intake
La ingesta total de fibra dietaria debe ser de 25 a 30 gramos por día.Total dietary fiber intake should be 25 to 30 grams a day.
c. consumption
Para adelgazar tendrás que reducir la ingesta de grasas.In order to lose weight you will have to reduce the consumption of fat.
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ingesta
consumption; ingestion (formal); intake
la ingesta de alcohol alcohol consumption; la ingesta diaria de hierro the daily intake of iron
ingesta compulsiva compulsive eating
Así, surge un nuevo trastorno nervioso como origen de algunas obesidades, caracterizadas por una ingestión descontrolada de comida denominada ["ingesta] [compulsiva".]
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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