faecal


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fae·ces

 (fē′sēz)
pl.n. Chiefly British
Variant of feces.

fae′cal adj.

faecal

(ˈfiːkəl) or

fecal

adj
(Physiology) of, relating to, or consisting of faeces
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faecal - of or relating to feces; "fecal matter"
Translations

faecal

fecal (US) [ˈfiːkəl] ADJfecal

faecal

[ˈfiːkəl] (British) fecal (US) adjfécal(e)

faecal

, (US) fecal
adjfäkal
References in periodicals archive ?
So-called faecal microbiota transplantation involves faeces being collected from a donor then swapped into the bowel of a recipient patient.
They were then sent off to a lab for analysis to look at the total bacterial contamination and coliforms - a bacteria that is harmful to humans, and, in particular, faecal coliforms, usually found after a person has been to the toilet and not washed their hands.
The Ways in Which Faecal Material is Transplanted and the Differences Between Them
Faecal flotation technique with the solution having more than 1.2 specific gravity was satisfactory for detection of worm eggs (Evans,1983).
Green, "Interpretations: How to use faecal elastase testing," Archives of Disease in Childhood Education and Practice, vol.
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Faecal culture may remain the most definitive test to date for identification of both subclinically and clinically infected cattle but the prolonged incubation period (12-16 weeks) required for accurate diagnosis was a distinct disadvantage (Stabel and Whitlock 2001).
FAECAL ANALYSIS AS A COMPLEMENTARY APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF FEEDING ECOLOGY IN THE COMMON MARMOSET (callithrix jacchus LINNAEUS, 1758)
"The presence of faecal coliform suggests there's faecal contamination either on the water that made the ice, or the ice itself, and so it increases the risk of getting sick from consuming this ice."