Definition of Excreting

1. Noun. The bodily process of discharging waste matter.




Definition of Excreting

1. Verb. (present participle of excrete) ¹

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Definition of Excreting

1. excrete [v] - See also: excrete

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excreting

excrescencies
excrescency
excrescent
excrescential
excrescently
excrescents
excreta
excretable
excretal
excrete
excreted
excreter
excreters
excretes
excretin
excreting (current term)
excretion
excretions
excretive
excretories
excretorily
excretory duct
excretory ducts of lacrimal gland
excretory ductules of lacrimal gland
excretory organ
excretory product
excruciable

Literary usage of Excreting

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1. On the Organic Diseases and Functional Disorders of the Stomach by George Budd (1856)
"If the blood be rendered impure by defective action of one of the excreting organs, or by improper food, or by any fault in the assimilating processes, ..."

2. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"A woman had for nine months been affected with disease of the excreting lachrymal organs. The sac was swelled, hard, and upon the most prominent part of the ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1854)
"The stomach is in more direct relation with the liver than with any other important excreting gland. The stomach and the liver are parts of the same great ..."

4. The Human Body: An Account of Its Structure and Activities and the by Henry Newell Martin (1886)
"General Arrangement of the Nitrogen-excreting Organs.—These organs are (1) the kidneys, the glands which secrete the urine; (2) the ureters or ducts of the ..."

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