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excrement

noun ex·cre·ment \ˈek-skrə-mənt\

: solid waste passed out of the body

Full Definition of EXCREMENT

:  waste matter discharged from the body; especially :  feces
ex·cre·men·tal \ˌek-skrə-ˈmen-təl\ adjective
ex·cre·men·ti·tious \-ˌmen-ˈti-shəs, -mən-\ adjective

Examples of EXCREMENT

  1. <an ordinance that requires dog walkers to remove their animal's excrement from city streets>

Origin of EXCREMENT

Latin excrementum, from excernere
First Known Use: 1533
Medical Dictionary

excrement

noun ex·cre·ment \ˈek-skrə-mənt\

Medical Definition of EXCREMENT

:  waste matter discharged from the body; especially :  waste (as feces) discharged from the alimentary canal
ex·cre·men·tal \ˌek-skrə-ˈment-əl\ adjective
ex·cre·men·ti·tious \-ˌmen-ˈtish-əs\ adjective

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