Medical Dictionary


verb def·e·cate

Medical Definition of DEFECATE

transitive verb
:  to discharge from the anus
intransitive verb
:  to discharge feces from the bowels

Variants of DEFECATE

def·e·cate or chiefly British def·ae·cate \ˈdef-i-ˌkāt\


July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
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