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tr.v. e·gest·ed, e·gest·ing, e·gests
To discharge or excrete from the body.
[Latin ēgerere, ēgest-, to carry out : ē-, ex-, ex- + gerere, to carry.]
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(Physiology) (tr) to excrete (waste material)
[C17: from Latin ēgerere to carry out, from gerere to carry]
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to discharge from the body.
[1600–10; < Latin ēgestus, past participle of ēgerere to take out, discharge =ē- e- + gerere to carry]
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Past participle: egested
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|Verb||1.||egest - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"|
perspire, sudate, sweat - excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; "Exercise makes one sweat"
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"
make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, wee, wee-wee, urinate, piddle, puddle, make - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
urinate - pass after the manner of urine; "The sick men urinated blood"
ca-ca, crap, defecate, take a crap, stool, make - have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
barf, be sick, puke, regorge, retch, sick, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up, disgorge, cat, spue, spew, regurgitate, chuck, honk, purge, cast - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
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