egesta

plural noun
eges·ta | \ i-ˈje-stə \

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

noun plural
eges·ta | \ i-ˈjes-tə \

Medical Definition of egesta 

: something egested

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