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excrement

 [ek´skrĕ-ment]
1. feces.
2. excretion (def. 2).

ex·cre·ment

(eks'krĕ-ment),
Waste matter or any excretion cast out of the body; for example, feces.
[L. ex- cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

ex·cre·ment

coprophobia.

excrement

(ĕk′skrə-mənt)
n.
Waste material, especially fecal matter, that is expelled from the body after digestion.

ex′cre·men′tal (-mĕn′tl), ex′cre·men·ti′tious (-mĕn-tĭsh′əs) adj.

ex·cre·ment

(eks'krĕ-mĕnt)
Waste matter or any excretion cast out of the body; e.g., feces.
[L. ex-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

ex·cre·ment

(eks'krĕ-mĕnt)
Waste matter cast out of the body; e.g., feces.
[L. ex-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]
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