Definition of Excreta

1. Noun. Waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body.




Definition of Excreta

1. n. pl. Matters to be excreted.

Definition of Excreta

1. Noun. Human bodily waste which is excreted from the body. ¹

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Definition of Excreta

1. excreted matter [n] : EXCRETAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Excreta

1. Synonym: excretion. Origin: L. Neut. Pl. Of excretus, pp. Of ex-cerno, to separate (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excreta

excrescence
excrescences
excrescencies
excrescency
excrescent
excrescential
excrescently
excrescents
excreta (current term)
excretable
excretal
excrete
excreted
excreter
excreters
excretes
excretin
excreting
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excretions
excretive
excretories
excretorily

Literary usage of Excreta

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1. A Manual of Practical Hygiene by Edmund Alexander Parkes (1878)
"WE have seen that a regular supply of pure air—in other words, efficient ventilation—ie required to remove the excreta of the lungs and the volatile ..."

2. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"excreta The disposal of human excreta is a great problem in all communities, ... In temporary army camps where latrines are necessary, the excreta must be ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"on the large scale, the carbonate of lime being derived from the solid excreta. The evil exists in many houses where it is long unsuspected, ..."

4. Practical Preventive Medicine by Mark Frederick Boyd (1920)
"CHAPTER XIII t excreta DISPOSAL The term excreta is a collective one, applied to both human feces and urine. These discharges have a direct relationship to ..."

5. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"No person shall dispose of in any sanitary water-closet or privy any material other than human excreta, paper, and disinfectant. SEC. 3. ..."

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