- the process of egesting; the voiding of the refuse of digestion.
Origin of egestion
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Examples from the Web for egestion
Egestion, ej-est′yun, n. the passing off of excreta from within the body.
Is not the same precaution more essential with the receptacles for digestion and egestion?Intestinal Ills</p>
Alcinous Burton Jamison
Word Origin and History for egestion
early 15c., from Latin egestionem (nominative egestio), noun of action from past participle stem of egere (see egest).
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