eges·​ta | \ i-ˈje-stə How to pronounce egesta (audio) \

Definition of egesta

: egested material

First Known Use of egesta

1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for egesta

borrowed from Latin ēgesta, from neuter plural of ēgestus, past participle of ēgerere "to carry away, remove, discharge" — more at egestion

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“Egesta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/egesta. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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egesta

noun plural
eges·​ta | \ i-ˈjes-tə How to pronounce egesta (audio) \

Medical Definition of egesta

: something egested

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