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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.
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As articulated in my book, planetary materials were egested (not ejected) from a star in sequential epochs.
11 in all instances, confirming that egested structures of these condition categories were significantly smaller than the size at which they were ingested (Table 2).
As seen when errors were partitioned for pollock, errors owing to resampling of egested structures were the major source of error (>83% across structures) within the overall total for Atka mackerel.
Filtration rate for SELORG (FRSELORG; in milligrams per hour) = [((Milligrams inorganic matter egested both as true feces and pseudofeces per hour) / (PIM / TPM)) x (SELORG / TPM)]
The difference in organic load between a mussel-salmon IMTA site and a salmon farm is the same as the difference between the salmon farm organics absorbed and the seston organics egested (Fig.
They determined that, although biodeposits from a single size class can be assigned to the individual mussel that egested it, the variations in biodeposit morphology from a single mussel are greater than the variations between mussels.
Detritus also cycles autochthonously as egested matter and unconsumed kill, i.
The ratio of viola: chl a was significantly lower in the feces and pseudofeces than in the algal diet, indicating that high numbers of whole cells were not being excreted or egested (Fig.
Selective attainment to a steady state concentration of individual acids, with excess dietary acids being egested has been suggested for the blue mussel Mytilus edulis (Whyte et al.
where I is the energy value of the food ingested, E is the energy egested in feces, Ab is the total food ingested minus the total feces egested, Pg is the energy allocated to production of somatic growth, [P.
When fecal strands were recovered, they likewise contained an undifferentiated mixture of beads and egested feed.