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excretory

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adjective ex·cre·to·ry \ˈek-skrə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Simple Definition of excretory

  • : of or relating to excretion

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of excretory

  1. :  of, relating to, or functioning in excretion <excretory ducts>


EXCRETORY Defined for Kids

excretory

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adjective ex·cre·to·ry \ˈek-skrə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of excretory for Students

  1. :  of or relating to excretion :  used in excreting <The kidneys and bladder are part of the excretory system.>




Medical Dictionary

excretory

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adjective ex·cre·to·ry \ˈek-skrə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of excretory

  1. :  of, relating to, or functioning in excretion <excretory ducts>




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