3. A way of departure; passage out of a place; egress; way out.
Forcing the water forth through its ordinary exits.Woodward.
(Ex*i"tial Ex*i"tious) a. [L. exitialis, exitious, fr. exitium a going out, a going to naught, i. e.,
ruin, fr. exire to go out: cf. F. exitial.] Destructive; fatal. [Obs.] "Exitial fevers." Harvey.
(Ex"o-) [Gr. out of, outside, fr. out. See Ex-.] A prefix signifying out of, outside; as in exocarp,
(Ex`o*car"di*ac Ex`o*car"di*al) a. [Exo- + Gr. kardi`a heart.] (Anat.) Situated or arising
outside of the heart; as, exocardial murmurs; opposed to endocardiac.
(Ex"o*carp) n. [Exo- + Gr. fruit.] (Bot.) The outer portion of a fruit, as the flesh of a peach or
the rind of an orange. See Illust. of Drupe.
(Ex`oc*cip"i*tal) a. [Pref. ex- + occipital.] (Anat.) Pertaining to a bone or region on each
side of the great foremen of the skull. n. The exoccipital bone, which often forms a part of the occipital
in the adult, but is usually distinct in the young.
(||Ex`o*ce"tus ||Ex`oc"tus), n. [NL. exocetus, L. exocoetus a fish that sleeps on the shore,
Gr. 'exw`koitos, lit., sleeping out; 'e`xw outside of + koi`th bed.] (Zoöl) A genus of fishes, including the
common flying fishes. See Flying fish.
(Ex*oc"u*late) v. t. [L. exoculatus, p. p. of exoculare to exoculate; ex out + oculus an
eye.] To deprive of eyes. [R.] W. C. Hazlitt.
(Ex"ode) n. [L. exodium, Gr. (sc. song) fr. belonging to an exit, or to the finale of a tragedy, fr. :
cf. F. exode. See Exodus.]
1. Departure; exodus; esp., the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. [Obs.] L. Coleman. Bolingbroke.
2. (Gr. Drama) The final chorus; the catastrophe.
3. (Rom. Antiq.) An afterpiece of a comic description, either a farce or a travesty.
(Ex*od"ic) a. [Gr. belonging to departure. See Exodus.] (Physiol.) Conducting influences from
the spinal cord outward; said of the motor or efferent nerves. Opposed to esodic.
(||Ex*o"di*um) n. [L.] See Exode.
(Ex"o*dus) n. [L., the book of Exodus, Gr. a going or marching out; out + way, cf. Skr. a-sad
1. A going out; particularly the going out or journey of the Israelites from Egypt under the conduct of
Moses; and hence, any large migration from a place.
2. The second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from