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fe·ces

 (fē′sēz)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Waste matter eliminated from the bowels; excrement.

[Middle English, from Latin faecēs, pl. of faex, dregs.]

feces

(ˈfiːsiːz)
pl n
(Physiology) the usual US spelling of faeces

fe•ces

(ˈfi siz)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
waste matter discharged from the intestines through the anus; excrement.
Also, esp. Brit., faeces.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin faecēs grounds, dregs, sediment (pl. of faex)]

feces

The body wastes discharged from the rectum. They are made up of indigestible food, bacteria, and secretions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feces - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowelsfeces - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
dog do, dog shit, dog turd, doggy do - fecal droppings from a dog
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretory product, excretion - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
poop, shit, shite, turd, crap, dirt - obscene terms for feces
droppings, dung, muck - fecal matter of animals
meconium - thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child
melaena, melena - abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding)
Translations

faeces

(American) feces (ˈfiːsiːz) noun plural
solid waste matter passed out from the body.

fe·ces

n., pl. heces, excremento.

feces

npl heces fpl
References in classic literature ?
that I weel;' at the same time, he bent down from the saddle, and gave Nicholas's fist a huge wrench: 'but wa'at be the matther wi' thy feace, mun?
The place was also dirty with cat feaces scattered everywhere," said authorities.
Some countries like Kenya have set up an area with toilet facilities where feaces is converted to biogas for cooking.
Table 1: Number of hedgehog droppings collected monthly in the MNR during the 3 years of study Number of feaces A M J Jt A S O Total 1997 14 60 60 60 60 60 60 374 1998 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 525 1999 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 630 Total 179 225 225 225 225 225 225 1529 Table 2: Temporal variations in the average catch rate of the five species of beetles during two years of study (1997-1998) in the Mergueb Nature Reserve H.
Infected animals with clinical signs shed the organism in feaces (Clarke et al.
2001: The diet of bar-tailed godwits Limosa lapponica in the Wadden Sea: combining visual observations and feaces analysis.
The jars used were cleaned daily bases such as removal of feaces and other unwanted material.
Camera traps were placed along trails or paths actively used by animals as evident from signs, such as, tracks, feeding signs, marking signs (spray, scrape), pug/hoof marks, digging signs, scats/ feaces and other signs.
Furthermore, phytate bounded undigested phosphorus is excreted through feaces in the ponds.
Abdominal sound (Borborgymi) was increased and on rectal examination, loose feaces were found in the rectum.
Different researchers have screened different habitats for phytase producing bacteria including poultry feaces (Selvamohan et al.