Defecation

Defecation is the final act of digestion, by which organisms eliminate solid, semisolid, and/or liquid waste material from the digestive tract via the anus. Humans expel feces with a frequency varying from a few times daily to a few times weekly. Waves of muscular contraction (known as peristalsis) in the walls of the colon move fecal matter throu...
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defecation

(def;ue-ka;shun) The elimination of feces from the rectum through the anal canal and out the anus.
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defecation

(def″ә-ka´shәn) the removal of impurities, such as chemically. elimination of wastes and undigested food from the rectum in the form of feces, made possible by a voluntary relaxation of the sphincter muscles around the outer part of the anus.
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defecation

(from the article `sugar`) ...pumped to a continuous clarification vessel, a large, enclosed, heated tank in which clear juice flows off the upper part while muds settle below. ...
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defecation

[n] - the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
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Defecation

• (n.) The act or process of voiding excrement. • (n.) The act of separating from impurities, as lees or dregs; purification.
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defecation

<gastroenterology> To expel faeces from the rectum. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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defecation

laxation noun the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
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Defecation

Def`e·ca'tion noun [ Latin defaecatio : confer French défécation .] 1. The act of separating from impurities, as lees or dregs; purification. 2. (Physiol.) The act or process of voiding excrement.
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defecation

defecation The elimination of fecal waste through the rectum and anus. Defecation or feceation is the act or process by which organisms eliminate solid or semisolid waste material from the digestive tract. Humans remove waste anywhere from several times daily to a few times weekly. Waves of muscular contractions known as peristalsis in the walls ...
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defecation

Movement of feces (undigested food, bacteria, mucus, and cells from the lining of the intestines) through the bowel and out the anus. Also called bowel movement.
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defecation

Passing of stool.
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defecation

the act of eliminating solid or semisolid waste materials (feces) from the digestive tract. In human beings, wastes are usually removed once or twice ... [5 related articles]
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defecation

The act of passing stool (feces).
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defecation

the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
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Defecation

the passing of faeces out of the body through the anus; a bowel movement
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Defecation

The process whereby the body removes/expels faeces (stools) from the bowel via, the anus.
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defecation

To pass feces, stool or manure.
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defecation

Type: Term Pronunciation: def′ĕ-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The discharge of feces from the rectum. Synonyms: motion2, movement3
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