from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The excretion of undigested food as faeces.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Act or process of egesting; a voiding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of voiding the refuse of digestion, or that which is voided; defecation; dejection: opposed to ingestion.
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All turbellarians possess an intestine without an anus and the mouth is used for both ingestion and egestion.
Is not the same precaution more essential with the receptacles for digestion and egestion?
Thus Moses also pronounces that they continued unclean, so long as the food continued in them; for he bids them wash in the evening, and then they should be clean; calculating the time of digestion and egestion.