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egestion

noun [U] uk   /ɪˈdʒes.tʃən/ specialized us  
the process of removing undigested waste material from the body by excretion
Translations of “egestion”
in Chinese (Traditional) 排泄(將未消化的廢物從身體排出的過程)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排泄(将未消化的废物从身体排出的过程)…
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