Definition of fecal
: of, relating to, or constituting feces
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An unexpected perforation of her lower intestine leaked fecal matter into her body.
Only a little more than half of the sewage in Rio is treated, meaning that each day tons of fecal matter ends up in the Guanabara Bay and surrounding beaches.
Apart from STIs, is there a danger involving ingesting fecal matter?
Forget fecal transplants, poo pills may be just as effective Clostridium difficile (pictured above) is a nasty bacteria that wreaks havoc on the guts and kills 14,000 people a year in the US alone.
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