noun plural \ik-ˈskrē-tə\

Definition of EXCRETA

:  waste matter (as feces) eliminated or separated from the body
ex·cre·tal \-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


noun plural \ik-ˈskrēt-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXCRETA

: waste matter eliminated or separated from an organism—compare excretion 2
ex·cre·tal \-ˈskrēt-əl\ adjective


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