HyperDic: excretion

English > 2 senses of the word excretion:
NOUNprocessexcretion, elimination, evacuation, excreting, voidingthe bodily process of discharging waste matter
substanceexcretion, body waste, excreta, excrement, excretory productwaste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
excretion > pronunciation
Soundsihkskriy'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > excretion: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe bodily process of discharging waste matter.
Synonymselimination, evacuation, excreting, voiding
Narrowerdefecation, laxation, shittingThe elimination of fecal waste through the anus
incontinence, incontinencyinvoluntary urination or defecation
micturition, urinationThe discharge of urine
Broaderdischarge, emission, expellingAny of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
Spanishdefecación, deposición, deyección, evacuación, excreción
Catalandefecació, dejecció, deposició, ejecció, evacuació, excreció
Adjectivesexcretoryof or relating to the process of excretion
Verbsexcreteeliminate from the body
English > excretion: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaningwaste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body.
Synonymsbody waste, excreta, excrement, excretory product
Narrowerfecal matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, stool, ordure, dejectionSolid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
feculaexcreta (especially of insects)
guanoThe excrement of sea birds
human wasteThe body wastes of human beings
urine, piss, pee, piddle, weewee, waterliquid excretory product
vomit, vomitus, puke, barfThe matter ejected in vomiting
wormcastcylindrical mass of earth voided by a burrowing earthworm or lugworm
Broaderwaste, waste material, waste matter, waste productAny materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
Spanishdeyección, excreción, excremento, hez
Catalandejecció, excreció, excrement, femta, tifa

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