egestion

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noun eges·tion \ i-ˈjes-chən , -ˈjesh- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of egestion

:the act or process of discharging undigested or waste material from a cell or organism; specifically :defecation

egest

play \i-ˈjest\ transitive verb

egestive

play \i-ˈje-stiv\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of egestion

Middle English egestioun, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French egestion, from Latin egestion-, egestio, from egerere to carry outside, discharge, from e- + gerere to carry


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egestion

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noun eges·tion \ i-ˈjes(h)-chən \

medical Definition of egestion

:the act or process of discharging undigested or waste material from a cell or organism; specifically :defecation

egest

play \i-ˈjest\ transitive verb

egestive

play \-ˈjes-tiv\ adjective

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