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dejecta

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noun plural de·jec·ta \di-ˈjek-tə, dē-\

Definition of dejecta



Origin and Etymology of dejecta

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of dejectus


First Known Use: circa 1829

Rhymes with dejecta

ejecta, perfecta, trifecta


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dejecta

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noun plural de·jec·ta \di-ˈjek-tə\

Medical Definition of dejecta




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