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egesta

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

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]

egesta

(ē-jĕs′tə)
pl.n.
Egested matter, especially excrement.

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]

e·ges·ta

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

egesta

undigested material discharged from the body.
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1995: `Pour encourager les autres: Athens and Egesta encore', CQ 45: 237-40
On the following day, egesta produced from each anemone was removed a few hours prior to that day's feeding.
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).
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.
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.