egestion

[ih-jes-chuhn]
noun
the process of egesting; the voiding of the refuse of digestion.

Origin:
1375–1425; Middle English < Latin ēgestiōn- (stem of ēgestiō), equivalent to ēgest- (see egest) + -iōn- -ion

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egest (iːˈdʒɛst)
 
vb
(tr) to excrete (waste material)
 
[C17: from Latin ēgerere to carry out, from gerere to carry]
 
e'gestion
 
n
 
e'gestive
 
adj

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Chemicals enter the organism through respiration and diet and leave the organism through respiration and fecal egestion.
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