Excretion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈskriːʃn|  American pronunciation of the word excretion
Brit.  |ɪkˈskriːʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word excretion

noun

- the bodily process of discharging waste matter (syn: elimination, evacuation, excreting, voiding)
- waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body (syn: excrement, excreta)

Examples

The kidneys are organs of excretion.

Word forms

noun
singular: excretion
plural: excretions
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