egestion


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egestion

 [e-jes´chun]
the casting out of undigested material.

egestion

/eges·tion/ (e-jes´chun) the casting out of undigestible material.

egestion

Defaecation.

egestion

the evacuation of faeces or unused food substances from the body.

egestion

the casting out of undigested material.
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The accumulation and eventual egestion of matter as a byproduct of nuclear fusion appears to occur in epochs or even periodically from mature, but possibly not old, stars.
However, we found clear examples of egestion in samples fixed 6 h after being fed.
5) Does the stoichiometry of nutrient release via excretion and egestion differ?
Forbes (1989) measured a break in the allometry of throughput rate ([approximately equal to] egestion rate) for juveniles of Capitella sp.
californica, ingestion and egestion feeding behavior are 2 types of motor activities shown to be controlled by APGW-amide, both of which are modulated by 2 sets of radula movements: protraction retraction and opening-closing movements (Jing & Weiss 2001).
The mass of P excreted can be predicted as the difference between P consumed and that allocated to growth and egestion according to:
The ratio of hexfuco: chl a increased in the pseudofeces in Experiment 1, suggestive of cell egestion, whereas in Experiment 2, the decrease in this diagnostic pigment ratio in the feces and pseudofeces suggests that these cells in the diet were consumed (Fig.
The bolus of digested fish flesh, derived from the meal consumed the previous afternoon, was nearly always egested (as is normal for animals without an anus) by the time a squid pellet was offered the following morning, thus premature egestion of the fish flesh did not occur among treatment anemones.
The energy budget was estimated by measuring ingestion, egestion, somatic growth, reproductive investment, respiration, excretion and pedal mucus production.