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Definition of "egestion" [e•ges•tion]

  • The excretion of undigested food as faeces. (noun)

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Use "egestion" in a sentence
  • "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."
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