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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 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
crap, turd, 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 ?
All fears for Sophia being now removed, Jones became the object of the squire's consideration.--"Come, my lad," says Western, "d'off thy quoat and wash thy feace; for att in a devilish pickle, I promise thee.
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 maximum soil N 0.55 (%) was obtained at chicken manure used seven tons ha-1 goat and chicken feaces. The minimum soil N 0.017 (%) was recorded in control pots, with no manure added in soil.
Identification of hair and feather remains in the gut and feaces of stoats and weasels.
We have also had an incident when thieves broke into the church and stole a public address system and a weird incident when someone poured feaces on the church's doorsteps," he said.
Data were collected for 4 consecutive days and feaces samples were taken at the end of trial for analysis as mentioned by Sultan et al., (2014).
The place was also dirty with cat feaces scattered everywhere," said authorities.
Anemia, depression, labored breathing and diarrhea causing adherence of feaces to the vent are observed in chronic cases in the adult birds.
Some countries like Kenya have set up an area with toilet facilities where feaces is converted to biogas for cooking.'
Spread of disease occurs by fecaloral route whereby unsporulated oocytes are voided in feaces from intestinal mucosa.
A six years old non-descript cow was presented with complaints of mild regurgitation, loss of appetite since last two months, passing scanty feaces since eight days, uneasiness and drop in milk yield since one months.
enterica serovars in their feaces.9 The catchment area of Federal General Hospital Islamabad includes mauza Chatta Bakhtawar (UC 22) and Terlai Kalan (UC 19) and a study from same area previously reported the incidence of typhoid fever to be 63% among febrile patients.10