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egesta

 [e-jes´tah]
undigested material discharged from the body.
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e·ges·ta

(ē-jes'tă),
Unabsorbed food residues that are discharged from the digestive tract.
[L. e-gero, pp. -gestus, to carry out, discharge]
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egesta

(ē-jĕs′tə)
pl.n.
Egested matter, especially excrement.
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e·ges·ta

(ē-jes'tă)
Unabsorbed food residues that are discharged from the digestive tract.
[L. e-gero, pp. -gestus, to carry out, discharge]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

e·ges·ta

(ē-jes'tă)
Unabsorbed food residues discharged from digestive tract.
[L. e-gero, pp. -gestus, to carry out, discharge]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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S., 1992: `Through a laser beam darkly: space-age technology and the Egesta decree' (I.G.
S., 1995: `Pour encourager les autres: Athens and Egesta encore', CQ 45: 237-40
First, an examination of energetically expressed absorption and net growth efficiencies, in which the energy content (rather than mass) of tissue growth, rations, and egesta are used in the calculations of these quantities, may reveal features of the physiological energetics of these clones that are not apparent from the present analysis of gravimetric values (cf Zamer, 1986).
Moreover, estimates of the biochemical content of food and egesta, which are values needed for determining energetic contents of these substances, may also be used to test one hypothesis concerning the differences in biochemical and energetic content of the tissues from anemones in the three clones.
Chambers does make the valid point that, no matter when the alliance between Athens and Egesta was concluded, an explanation for Thucydides' silence in 6.6.2 is demanded, and he asks for mine.
Spanos, 'Athens' Alliance with Egesta in the Year of Antiphon,' ZPE 83 (1990), 38-63 (hereinafter Chambers 1990), with Plates I-III and colour Plates A, B (= Acta of the International Seminar in Greek and Roman Epigraphy, ed.
Herbivores included consumers of pollen, nectar, or honeydew (homopteran egesta).
520) was honored by Egesta with a hero shrine erected on his tomb where he was worshiped after his death (Hdt.
The Egesta Decree, dated to 418/7, would further support this reconstruction.