egestion
noun Etymology: 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 Date: 1547 the act or process of discharging undigested or waste material from a cell or organism; specifically defecation • egest transitive verbegestive adjective

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  • Egestion — E*ges tion, n. [L. egestio.] Act or process of egesting; a voiding. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Egestion — (v. lat.), s. Egeriren …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • egestión — egestión. (Del lat. egestĭo, ōnis). f. desus. excremento …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • egestion — early 15c., from L. egestionem (nom. egestio), noun of action from pp. stem of egere (see EGEST (Cf. egest)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • egestión — (Del lat. egestĭo, ōnis). f. desus. excremento …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • egestion —  ̷ ̷ˈjes(h)chən noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English egestioun, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French egestion, from Latin egestion , egestio, from egestus + ion , io ion : the act or process of egesting …   Useful english dictionary

  • egestion — /i jes cheuhn/, n. the process of egesting; the voiding of the refuse of digestion. [1375 1425; ME < L egestion (s. of egestio), equiv. to egest (see EGEST) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • Egestion — Eges|ti|on 〈f. 20; Med.〉 Stuhlgang [zu lat. egerere „herausbringen“] * * * Egestion   [zu lateinisch egerere, egestum »herausschaffen«, »von sich geben«] die, / en, Entleerung von unverdaulichen Stoffen und Flüssigkeiten aus dem Körper durch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • egestión — {{#}}{{LM E46015}}{{〓}} {{[}}egestión{{]}} ‹e·ges·tión› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} {{♂}}En biología,{{♀}} expulsión de residuos alimenticios no digeridos …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • egestion — the production of egesta …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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