egesta

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plural noun eges·ta \i-ˈje-stə\

Definition of egesta

  1. :  egested material

Origin and Etymology of egesta

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of egestus


First Known Use: 1727


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egesta

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noun plural eges·ta \i-ˈjes-tə\

Medical Definition of egesta

  1. :  something egested

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