ejecta definition by Webster's New World
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ejected matter, as from the body, a volcano, etc.
Origin: Modern Latin ; from neuter plural of ejectus
ejecta definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Ejected matter, as that from an erupting volcano.
Origin: New Latin ēiecta, from neuter pl. of Latin ēiectus, past participle of ēicere, to throw out; see eject.
ejecta - Medical Definition
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Something that has been ejected from the body. Also called ejection.
ejecta - Science Definition
Ejected matter, especially from an erupting volcano. Volcanic ejecta usually includes volcanic glass, ash, and rock fragments.