feces

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noun plural fe·ces \ˈfē-(ˌ)sēz\

Definition of feces

  1. :  bodily waste discharged through the anus :  excrement

Examples of feces in a sentence

  1. <examined the animal's feces for signs of intestinal parasites>

Origin and Etymology of feces

Middle English, from Latin faec-, faex (singular) dregs


First Known Use: 14th century


FECES Defined for English Language Learners

feces

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noun plural fe·ces \ˈfē-(ˌ)sēz\

Definition of feces for English Language Learners

  • : solid waste that is released from the body


FECES Defined for Kids

feces

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noun plural fe·ces \ˈfē-ˌsēz\

Definition of feces for Students

  1. :  body waste that passes out from the intestine


Medical Dictionary

feces

noun plural fe·ces

Medical Definition of feces

  1. :  bodily waste discharged through the anus :  excrement

Variants of feces

or chiefly British

faeces

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