excretory

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

Definition of excretory

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

Circa 1681

First Known Use of excretory

circa 1681


EXCRETORY Defined for English Language Learners

excretory

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

Definition of excretory for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to excretion


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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