Definition of Excrete

1. Verb. Eliminate from the body. "Pass a kidney stone"




Definition of Excrete

1. v. t. To separate and throw off; to excrete urine.

Definition of Excrete

1. Verb. (context: of an organism) to discharge from the system. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Excrete

1. to separate and eliminate from an organic body [v -CRETED, -CRETING, -CRETES]

Medical Definition of Excrete

1. To separate from the blood and cast out; to perform excretion. (05 Mar 2000)

Excrete Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Excrete Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Excrete

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

Literary usage of Excrete

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of pharmacology and its applications to therapeutics and toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"Normal cats excrete very little of the atropin; but by habituation, ... Dogs excrete about one-third of the atropin, within two days (Wiechowski, 1901). ..."

2. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1858)
"Another circumstance of importance is that the amphibia excrete a comparatively large proportion of carbonic acid through the skin ; and from ..."

3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"Old term for an excretion or expulsion, whether a normal secretion or a product of disease; also the thing excreted. to excrete ) Of, or belonging to, ..."

4. The Institutes of Medicine by Martyn Paine (1862)
"... excrete its natural product. This interpretation comes of the humoral pathology, and is one of the every-day practical illustrations of the amount of ..."

5. Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book by Alvin Wood Chase (1874)
"... the organs that secrete, and excrete or throw off, and especially that great eliminator—the skin—and thus promote digestion and assimilation, ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Methods of Determining the Power of the Kidneys to excrete Specific Chemical Substances (Either Normal Constituents of the Urine or Foreign Substances) (a) ..."

7. The Tree-lifter, Or, a New Method of Transplanting Forest Trees by George Greenwood (1876)
"Under these circumstances, may not colouring matter, or other substances supposed by Macaire-Princep to be not excrete. ..."

8. Wisconsin Medical Journal by State Medical Society of Wisconsin (1905)
"It is well known that so-called uremia may occur in persons who excrete a ... It is also known that the kidneys are competent to excrete much more urea than ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Excrete

Search for Excrete on Dictionary.com!Search for Excrete on Thesaurus.com!Search for Excrete on Google!Search for Excrete on Wikipedia!

Search