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stercus

 [ster´kus]
feces. adj., adj ster´coral, ster´corous.
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·ces

(fē'sēz), This word is grammatically plural.
The matter discharged from the bowel during defecation, consisting of the undigested residue of food, epithelium, intestinal mucus, bacteria, and waste material.
Synonym(s): stercus
[L., pl. of faex (faec-), dregs]
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fe·ces

(fē'sēz)
The matter discharged from the bowel during defecation, consisting of the undigested residue of food, epithelium, intestinal mucus, bacteria, and waste material from the food.
Synonym(s): stercus, faeces.
[L., pl. of faex (faec-), dregs]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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