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Plants become yellow, drop leaves, and may die and honeydew is excreted onto foliage and fruit.
These aquatic insects, found worldwide, excrete a sticky silk from their mouths and use it to build a hard case from objects in their habitat, which includes stones, leaves, and shells.
What’s more, drugs can still be detected even after the user washes their hands, because the substances are continually excreted after use.
Roundworm and whipworm are excreted with human feces and spread via food contaminated by insufficient handwashing or the use of fecal matter as fertilizer.
Did deer nibble and excrete their way at night through fields?
In Yellowstone, Gangidine is studying those microbial fossils to find biosignatures, elements that show evidence of past life because organisms consume or excrete them or otherwise interact with them.
Essentially, large fish excrete whole seeds while smaller ones poop out seeds destroyed by chewing.
His body reeked of apple-cider vinegar as his sweat excreted excess ammonia.
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EXCRETE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of excrete for English Language Learners
: to pass (waste matter) from the body or from an organ in the body
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