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

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FDA Approves Chromium Claim | EVISA's News
Journals database: Physiology & behavior
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