[ee-jest, ih-jest] /iˈdʒɛst, ɪˈdʒɛst/
verb (used with object)
to discharge, as from the body; void (opposed to ).
(transitive) to excrete (waste material)
c.1600, from Latin egestus, past participle of egere, from ex- “out” (see ex-) + gere “to carry.” Related: Egested; egesting.
egest e·gest (ē-jěst’)
v. e·gest·ed, e·gest·ing, e·gests
To discharge or excrete from the body.
[ih-jes-chuh n] /ɪˈdʒɛs tʃən/ noun 1. the process of ; the voiding of the refuse of digestion. n. early 15c., from Latin egestionem (nominative egestio), noun of action from past participle stem of egere (see egest).
epidermal growth factor
[eg] /ɛg/ noun 1. the roundish reproductive body produced by the female of certain animals, as birds and most reptiles, consisting of an ovum and its envelope of albumen, jelly, membranes, , or shell, according to species. 2. such a body produced by a domestic bird, especially the hen. 3. the contents of an egg […]
noun, Architecture. 1. a design for enriching an ovolo or echinus, consisting of a closely set, alternating series of oval and pointed forms. noun (in architecture and cabinetwork) 1.