fecaloid


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fecaloid

 [fe´kah-loid]
resembling feces.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fe·cal·oid

(fē'kă-loyd),
Resembling feces.
[L. faeces, feces, + G. eidos, resemblance]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fecaloid

adjective Feces-like
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fe·cal·oid

(fē'kă-loyd)
Resembling feces.
Synonym(s): faecaloid.
[L. faeces, feces, + G. eidos, resemblance]
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