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v. def·e·cat·ed, def·e·cat·ing, def·e·cates
To void feces from the bowels.
1. To void (feces) from the bowels.
2. To remove impurities from (a liquid, such as fruit juice), especially in sugar refining.
[Latin dēfaecāre, to clean the dregs from : dē-, de- + faex, faec-, dregs.]
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|Noun||1.||defecation - the elimination of fecal waste through the anus|
excreting, excretion, voiding, elimination, evacuation - the bodily process of discharging waste matter
haematochezia, hematochezia - passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)
dump - a coarse term for defecation; "he took a shit"
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noun excretion, evacuation (Physiology), elimination, bowel movement, motion, egestion, emptying or opening of the bowels, voiding excrement Side-effects of the drug include vomiting and involuntary defecation.
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defecation[ˌdefəˈkeɪʃən] N → defecación f
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defecation[ˌdɛfəˈkeɪʃən] n → défécation f
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n. defecación, evacuación intestinal.
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defecationn defecación f
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