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excreta

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noun plural ex·cre·ta \ik-ˈskrē-tə\

Definition of excreta

  1. :  waste matter (as feces) eliminated or separated from the body

ex·cre·tal play \-ˈskrē-təl\ adjective


Examples of excreta

  1. <the cage badly needed to be cleaned of the rabbit's excreta>



Origin of excreta

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of excretus


First Known Use: 1853


Medical Dictionary

excreta

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noun plural ex·cre·ta \ik-ˈskrēt-ə\

Medical Definition of excreta

  1. :  waste matter eliminated or separated from an organism—compare excretion 2

  2. ex·cre·tal \-ˈskrēt-əl\play adjective




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