Definition of Egestion

1. n. Act or process of egesting; a voiding.



Definition of Egestion

1. Noun. The excretion of undigested food as faeces. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Egestion

1. the act of egesting [n -S] : EGESTIVE [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egestion

egence
egences
egencies
egency
eger
egerminate
egerminated
egerminates
egerminating
egers
egersis
egested
egesting
egestion (current term)
egestions
egestive
egests
egg
egg-and-anchor
egg-and-dart
egg-and-tongue
egg-bird
egg-bound
egg-hunt
egg-laying mammal
egg-on-its-side heart
egg-plant
egg-producing(a)

Literary usage of Egestion

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1. A Textbook of physiology by Winfield Scott Hall (1899)
"The egestion of Urine—Micturition. The urine passes from the pelvis of the kidney through the ureters to the bladder, where it is retained until that ..."

2. Intestinal Ills; Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons by Alcinous Burton Jamison (1901)
"THE PHYSICS OF DIGESTION AND egestion. A TREE is simply an extension from its roots ; and, in an analogous manner, man's body may be said to be an extension ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1855)
"The Medulla Oblongata, the spinal centre principally of the acts of ingestion and of egestion, by which the preservation of the individual is effected, ..."

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