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egestion

[ ih-jes-chuhn ]
/ ɪˈdʒɛs tʃən /
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noun
the process of egesting; the voiding of the refuse of digestion.
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Origin of egestion

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