excretory

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

Definition of excretory

: of, relating to, or functioning in excretion
  • excretory ducts

First Known Use of excretory

circa 1681

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EXCRETORY Defined for English Language Learners

excretory

Definition of excretory for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to excretion


EXCRETORY Defined for Kids

excretory

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

Definition of excretory for Students

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

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excretory

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

medical Definition of excretory

: of, relating to, or functioning in excretion
  • excretory ducts

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