excrete

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verb ex·crete \ ik-ˈskrēt \

Definition of excrete

excreted; excreting
transitive verb
:to separate and eliminate or discharge (waste) from the blood, tissues, or organs or from the active protoplasm

excreter

noun

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Origin and Etymology of excrete

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


EXCRETE Defined for English Language Learners

excrete

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verb

Definition of excrete for English Language Learners

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


EXCRETE Defined for Kids

excrete

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verb ex·crete \ ik-ˈskrēt \

Definition of excrete for Students

excreted; excreting
: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; excreting
:to separate and eliminate or discharge (waste) from the blood, tissues, or organs or from the active protoplasm


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