egest


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egest

(ē-jĕst′)
tr.v. egested, egesting, egests
To discharge or excrete from the body.

e·ges′tion n.
e·ges′tive adj.

egest

[ijest′]
Etymology: L, egerere, to expel
to discharge or evacuate a substance from the body, especially to evacuate unabsorbed residue of foods from the intestines. egesta, n. pl., egestive, adj.