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excrete

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verb ex·crete \ik-ˈskrēt\

Simple Definition of excrete

  • : to pass (waste matter) from the body or from an organ in the body

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of excrete

excreted

excreting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to separate and eliminate or discharge (waste) from the blood, tissues, or organs or from the active protoplasm

excreter

noun

Origin and Etymology of excrete

Latin excretus, past participle of excernere to sift out, discharge, from ex- + cernere to sift — more at certain


First Known Use: 1620

Rhymes with excrete

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EXCRETE Defined for Kids

excrete

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verb ex·crete \ik-ˈskrēt\

Definition of excrete for Students

excreted

excreting

  1. :  to separate and give off cellular waste matter from the body usually as urine or sweat




Medical Dictionary

excrete

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transitive verb ex·crete \ik-ˈskrēt\

Medical Definition of excrete

excreted

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excreting

  1. :  to separate and eliminate or discharge (waste) from the blood, tissues, or organs or from the active protoplasm




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