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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.
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To examine germination rates in the soil seed bank and among egested vs.
The impossibility of such a creation sequence was argued in my book on the premise that "planets can only come into existence given the presence of a Sun" and from that, it could be egested into space and not vice-versa.
If sharks were indeed the scavenging animals, it is likely that the tags were regurgitated, rather than egested through the alimentary canal, whereupon the PSAT floated to the surface and was able to transmit the archived data.
They argue that pellet content may not reflect prey base particularly when potential prey differ in size because when larger-size prey are consumed they must be egested before new prey can be ingested.
where the mean size of egested structures ([bar.E]) of each condition category was calculated from measurements of those recovered from the captive feeding experiments, and the mean size of each ingested structure ([[bar.[I.sub.s]]) was estimated from the fork length of fish fed by using inverse predictions of the regression formulae derived from fresh material (Zeppelin et al., 2004, this issue).
If so, does this have implications for nutrient cycling due to the fact that egested materials are likely to be lost from the water column due to rapid sinking (Sarnelle 1992, Elser et al.
Significant costs of particle sorting, digestion, and absorption, evidenced as metabolically derived material egested and assayed within feces, were greatest in species with higher saturated capacities for the ingestion of remaining organics.
The two small anal pores can transport small undigested particles, but larger undigested particles are egested through the mouth, so functionally the gut must be described as sac-shaped (Reeve and Walter, 1978).
This increased activity corresponded to a 30% increase in total N and C egested by earthworms at our site, 70% of which are known surface-casting species (Zurcher 1994; J.
Males and females on the honeysuckle diets exhibited significantly greater mean ingested, egested and assimilated energy values compared to males and females on the juniper diet (Table 1).
Consumption of seston portions by shellfish means that some suspended solids that would otherwise drift by fish cages now have the potential for redirection to the benthos as indigestible seston components, egested in shellfish feces.