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e·jec·tion

(ē-jek'shŭn),
1. The act of driving or throwing out by physical force from within.
2. That which is ejected. Synonym(s): ejecta
[L. ejectio, from ejicio, to cast out]

e·jec·tion

(ē-jek'shŭn)
1. The act of driving or throwing out by physical force from within.
2. That which is ejected.
Synonym(s): ejecta.
[L. ejectio, from ejicio, to cast out]

ejecta

(e-jek'ta) [L. ejectus, thrown out, ejected]
Material, especially waste material, excreted by the body. Synonym: dejecta; egesta

ejecta

refuse cast off from the body.
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