Definition of ingestive in English:

ingestive

adjective

  • See ingest

    • ‘It doesn't interfere with any other ingestive behaviors such as food or water, which amperozide does a little in the animals.’
    • ‘It is possible that some of the peculiarities in the hamster's ingestive behaviors are related to the fact that it is a larder-type hoarder.’
    • ‘Both of these nuclei may individually exert inhibitory influence on ingestive behaviour.’
    • ‘Effects on ingestive behavior depend on the dose of LPS used, and in general, last a relatively short time.’
    • ‘Decreased ingestive behavior, impaired cognitive functioning, increased sleep, and altered mood have been reported by individuals experiencing immune activation or cytokine treatment.’

Pronunciation

ingestive

/-ˈjestiv/