faecal matter

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Noun1.faecal matter - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowelsfaecal matter - 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)
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If you want to be compensated, we will do so when you are in jail because you have been feeding people on raw faecal matter.
From the coffee mug, toothbrush, door handle, office desk to purse, people pick faecal matter (poop) without knowing they do that.
Researchers examined changes to bacteria when faecal matter was exposed to coffee in a petri dish, and by studying the composition of faeces after rats ingested differing concentrations of coffee over three days.
"Many infectious diseases are spread through microscopic amounts of faecal matter."
While ingots are rectangular blocks and it is not entirely clear how almost a third of those samples turned up traces of faecal matter in the study.
And there was calls for the judge to be sacked in 2010 after he compared Olympic athlete Sharron Davies to "faecal matter".
Millions of Pakistanis contract water-borne diseases every year often resulting from their contact with faecal matter. Pregnant women are at more risk of getting affected and this results in the death of their child.
But, what is worse is that apart from just germs, at least 16 per cent of phones have faecal matter on them, as stated in a study jointly conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Queen Mary University of London.
Andrew Davidson, prosecuting on behalf of the charity, said: "There were piles of old faecal matter in the property and the dog appeared to be in a distressed state.
FAECAL matter from poo donors could lead to more effective treatment of C.diff on the NHS - thanks to the work of two students.
C.difficile affects the large bowel of patients and the simple procedure transfers healthy faecal matter from either a family member or healthy stranger into the bowel, which replenishes the healthy bacteria which keep the infection at bay.