excretory


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ex·cre·to·ry

 (ĕk′skrĭ-tôr′ē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or used in excretion: excretory organs.

ex•cre•to•ry

(ˈɛk skrɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
pertaining to or concerned in excretion; having the function of excreting: excretory organs.
[1675]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.excretory - of or relating to the process of excretion

excretory

adjective
Of, relating to, or tending to eliminate:
Translations

excretory

[eksˈkriːtərɪ] ADJexcretorio

ex·cre·to·ry

a. excretorio-a, rel. a la excreción.

excretory

adj excretor
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16) In that order, the Commission determined that the airing of the monologue, which contained certain words that "depicted sexual and excretory activities in a patently offensive manner," at a time "when children were undoubtedly in the audience" was indecent and prohibited by 18 U.
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The agency does, of course, have authority over indecent content, but hate speech doesn't even come close to falling within the FCC's vague definition of what constitutes indecency--"language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community broadcast standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities.
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The FCC definition seems simple enough: "language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities.
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