egestion


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egestion

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

egestion

Defaecation.

egestion

the evacuation of faeces or unused food substances from the body.
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The egestion rate (ER) oscillated between 0.2 and 5.3 mg [h.sup.-1], showing an increase together with the DW of the organisms in a positive potential relationship with an exponent of 0.37 (Table 1, Fig.
anceps egestion rates.--Snails egestion rate was different among species ([F.sub.1,42] = 79.2, P < 0.001) and pesticide treatments ([F.sub.6,42] = 21.6, P < 0.001).
I will expatiate the position further on my egestion theory with one analogy as an applied biologist.
Microbial degradation and metabolic transformation of PCBs, as well as deputation (egestion, excretion, and back diffusion) must be considered when assessing the contaminant toxicity.
The following mean values were determined: ingestion (I; total amount of food consumed), egestion (E; feces), assimilation (A; ingestion-egestion), assimilation efficiency (AE), secondary production (P; growth), and respiration (R; assimilation-growth).
For active transport via avifauna, islands with significant elevations may constrain avian movement and thus dispersal of plant propagules either via egestion or physical detachment after flight.
Her revenge ends the horrible cycle of unnatural ingestion and egestion which Albert perpetuates, using the vehicle of her sexual liberation as the instrument of retribution upon her repressor.
where [C.sub.max] is maximum consumption rate, p is the proportion of [C.sub.max] realized, E represents the egestion rate, excretion rate, and specific dynamic action (SDA) losses, and [R.sub.tot] is the total metabolic rate.
This process of pellet formation and egestion probably is best known among birds of prey, such as hawks and owls.
Defecation, egestion, extrusion, dejection, purgation, voidance.
Was his egestion at a state dinner an unsubtle comment on the Japanese refusal to grant further concessions on auto imports?
The peregrine falcon died before medical or surgical intervention was started, and the owl was managed successfully with oral mineral oil and liquid diet to facilitate egestion of the foreign material as a pellet.