stercus


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stercus

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

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]

stercus

/ster·cus/ (ster´kus) pl. ster´cora   [L.] feces.ster´coralster´corous

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]

stercus

[L.] dung, feces.
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