The act of swallowing something through eating, drinking, or mouthing objects. A hazardous substance can enter the body this way [see route of exposure].
Source: ATSDR  Glossary of Terms

The term "ingestion" was found in the following pages:

Toxic inorganic arsenic species found in Japanese seaweed food | EVISA's News
Journals database: Physiology & behavior
FDA Lands in Court Over Mercury in Fish | EVISA's News
California sets goal for limiting hexavalent chromium in drinking water | EVISA's News
Toxicity and bioavailability of different selenium metabolites | EVISA's News
FDA Approves Chromium Claim | EVISA's News
Hexavalent chromium in food ? | EVISA's News
New selenium metabolites found in human serum | EVISA's News
Scientific journal adds fuel to ongoing chromium debate | EVISA's News
Lead pollution by gasoline - a persisting problem | EVISA's News
Inorganic Mercury Level in US Women increases | EVISA's News
Chemical speciation analysis for the life sciences | EVISA's News
Methylmercury in European rice varies by more than a factor of 50 | EVISA's News
The human liver: not always doing the job right? | EVISA's News
EU wide human monitoring study on occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium | EVISA's News
Identification of lead contamination sources in soil reference materials using the continuous on-line leaching method and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry | EVISA's News
New Study Examines Why Mercury is More Dangerous in Oceans | EVISA's News
France to ban titanium dioxide whitener in food from 2020 | EVISA's News
New light on human selenium metabolism | EVISA's News
Microbeam analysis of dental amalgam reveals high mobility of mercury | EVISA's News