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Excretion definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXCRE'TION, n. [L. excretio, from excerno, to separate.]
1. A separation of some fluid from the blood, by means of the glands; a throwing off or discharge of animal fluids from the body.
2. That which is excreted; fluids separated from the body by the glands and called excrement.
The term excretion is more usually applied to those secretions which are directly discharged from the body. It is also applied to the discharges from the bowels, which are called alvine excretions.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the bodily process of discharging waste matter [syn: elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voiding]
2: waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body [syn: body waste, excretion, excreta, excrement, excretory product]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1578 1. the act or process of excreting 2. something excreted; especially metabolic waste products (as urea and carbon dioxide) that are eliminated from the body

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Excretion Ex*cre"tion, n. [Cf. F. excr['e]tion.] 1. The act of excreting. To promote secretion and excretion. --Pereira. 2. That which is excreted; excrement. --Bacon.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see excrete

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Separation, discharge. 2. Excrement, excreted matter.

Moby Thesaurus

cleaning out, clearance, clearing, defecation, depletion, discharging cargo, drainage, draining, effusion, egress, elimination, emptying, evacuation, exfiltration, exhausting, exhaustion, external secretion, extravasation, exudation, filtering, filtration, internal secretion, lacrimation, lactation, leaching, lixiviation, off-loading, ooze, oozing, percolating, percolation, removal, secernment, secreta, secretion, seep, seepage, straining, transudation, unloading, venting, voidance, voiding, weep, weeping



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