Definition of Faecal matter

1. Noun. Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels.

Definition of Faecal matter

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of fecal matter) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faecal Matter

faecal abscess
faecal coliform bacteria
faecal culture
faecal fat determination
faecal fistula
faecal impaction
faecal occult blood test
faecal occult test
faecal smear
faecal vomiting

Literary usage of Faecal matter

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"The desire to urinate persisted, and, by constantly straining, some fresh blood and a mass of faecal matter the circumference of a pencil and about two ..."

2. Lectures on auto-intoxication in disease, or, Self-poisoning of the individual by Charles Bouchard, Sir Thomas Oliver (1906)
"In fact, we find in faecal matter the alkaloids of putrefaction (as I have shown, ... In 1853 Stitch showed that faecal matter is toxic, but not to the ..."

3. The London Medical Gazette (1834)
"The same night faecal matter came from the same place so copiously as to soak his ... Much pus and faecal matter came from the wound yesterday and to-day ..."

4. Modern Methods of Sewage Disposal, for Towns, Public Institutions and by George Edwin Waring (1894)
"Of this dry faecal matter, about 88 per cent is organic matter (of which six parts are nitrogen) and 12 per cent inorganic, of which four parts are ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"first months following implantation, a large amount of faecal matter continued to ... Only a small amount of faecal matter occasionally came away from the ..."

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