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Synonym(s): stercus, faeces.
faecesThe natural effluent from the intestinal tract. Faeces consist mainly of dead bacteria, but also contain cells cast off from the lining of the intestine, mucus secretion from the cells of the intestinal wall, bile from the liver, which colours the faeces, and a small amount of food residue, mostly cellulose.
faecesthe bodily waste material that collects in the large intestine, where water is removed, and which is then eliminated via the anus. Faeces contain a mixture of excretory material from the liver (e.g. bilirubin and biliverdin which give the faeces their characteristic colour, see BILE), food material which has passed straight through the gut, dead bacteria, dead cells and mucus.
fe·ces(fē'sēz) This word is grammatically plural.
Patient discussion about faeces
Q. baby has worm in stool 6 monthold
However, you may read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intestinal_parasite
Q. what does it mean when u have blood in your stool?
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Q. Blood in stools before and after polyp removel, Avms of the deodenel loop, inside hems, and 3cin tubuo adenoma Hi, On Nov of 06 I had a colonoscopy done and they didnt find any thing that could be mking me bleed and go to the rest room often. Then in Nov of 07 did a EDg and found I have AVMs of the deodenel loop.She Burned them and I didnt have any more bleeding till June of thei yr.On 6/6/08 i had another EDg done she burned more AVMs and on Mon I started bleeding again. This time she did a colonoscopy and found I had inside hems and a 3cin tubuolvillous adenoma inflamed.She cut, burned, and took it out in peices.She saye she will go back in Nov of this yr and look again. Two weeks after I had this done I had started to bleed again and had bad such bad pain in my hip I had to hold on to walk. that same day i started to bleed again. I bled out big clots and a bowl full of blood! A few days later the pain went away but was still bleeding ever time I had bowl movement!I can bleed up to 4 days at a times sometimes. I have been taking HC supp. and it seems to have stoped the bleeding and pain!