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ex·cre·to·ry

(eks'krē-tō-rē),
Relating to excretion.

excretory

(ĕk′skrĭ-tôr′ē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or used in excretion: excretory organs.

excretory

[eks′krətôr′ē]
Etymology: L, excernere, to separate
relating to the process of excretion, often used in combination with a term to identify an object or procedure associated with excretion, such as excretory urography.

ex·cre·to·ry

(eks'krĕ-tōr-ē)
Relating to excretion.

excretory

pertaining to excretion.

excretory behavior
see elimination behavior.
excretory urography
see descending urography.
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1,2) To limit the dose, the upper abdomen superior to the kidneys is excluded on the unenhanced and excretory acquisitions.
Moreover, concurrent interaction of the mobilized metals during chelation with abundant electromagnetic fields in our environment will greatly augment the unpredictability factor concerning the ultimate disposal of metals, and instead of the hopped-for "out the door" straight excretion path, this often leads to their organ-to-organ zigzagging and to outright excretory blocks.
Several studies have reported that 60% to 81% of patients who presented with kidney non-visualization by excretory urography had invasive cancer.
It will soon be 10 times more painful for a television network or station to send sexual or excretory content of a patently offensive nature out over the airwaves.
Conversely, on light microscopy, inverted ductal and intraductal papillomas appear to arise from the excretory ducts near the mucosal surface, and their growth pattern is monophasic.
Scalia noted that the Customs Service policy required people to perform "an excretory function traditionally shielded by great privacy" while a monitor stood by, listening for "the normal sounds," after which "the excretion so produced [would] be turned over to the Government for chemical analysis.
The amendment would apply the ban to material ``the dominant theme of which depicts or describes nudity, including sexual or excretory activities or organs, in a lascivious way.
Then, for those who enjoy excretory yarns, there's the story of the man who had a rich wife ("loaded with it up the ass") who farted and shat at their dinner parties.
These bacteria seek out the human excretory system, where they thrive and inflame tissues in the urinary tract, kidneys, and stomach.