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fe·cal

 (fē′kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or composed of feces.

fecal

(ˈfiːkəl)
adj
(Physiology) the usual US spelling of faecal

fe•cal

(ˈfi kəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or consisting of feces.
[1535–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fecal - of or relating to feces; "fecal matter"
Translations

fecal

[ˈfiːkəl] adj (US) = faecalfecal matter nmatières fpl fécales

fe·cal

a. fecal, que contiene heces fecales;
___ abscessabsceso ___;
___ examinationexamen ___;
___ fistulafístula ___.

fecal

adj fecal
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Zinc supplementation also has been recognized as a potentially useful adjunct to therapy; recent studies among children in Bangladesh have shown that its administration resulted in a 12% reduction in duration of diarrhea and 11% reduction in fecal volume in patients compared with controls (13).
It also increases the osmotic pressure in the intestinal lumen, resulting in an increase in fecal volume.
However, as the result of a higher dietary fiber content, the fecal volume of ration L-H was about 20% and 50% higher than that of ration H-L in the growing periods 1 and 2, respectively.