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fe·cal

 (fē′kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or composed of feces.
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fecal

(ˈfiːkəl)
adj
(Physiology) the usual US spelling of faecal
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fe•cal

(ˈfi kəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or consisting of feces.
[1535–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fecal - of or relating to feces; "fecal matter"
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Translations

fecal

[ˈfiːkəl] adj (US) = faecalfecal matter nmatières fpl fécales
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fe·cal

a. fecal, que contiene heces fecales;
___ abscessabsceso ___;
___ examinationexamen ___;
___ fistulafístula ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fecal

adj fecal
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Occurrence of multiple antibiotic resistance and R-plasmids in gram-negative bacteria isolated from fecally contaminated fresh-water streams in Hong Kong.
Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness caused by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis through ingestion of fecally contaminated food or water.
However, heavy cats are more likely to be constipated than fecally incontinent.
The transmission of these parasites occurs via fecal- oral route, either directly from person-to-person or indirectly by eating or drinking fecally contaminated food and water.
HEV transmission is linked to fecally contaminated drinking water [9, 10].
Infection typically begins with the ingestion of mature, quadrinucleated cysts found in fecally contaminated food or water.
At least 1.8 billion people globally use a source of drinking water that is fecally contaminated, while 2.4 billion people lack access to basic sanitation services, such as toilets or latrines, it pointed out.
Furthermore, the main metabolite of rivaroxaban is excreted both renally and fecally via the biliary system, and malfunctioning of these pathways could also lead to a change in the efficacy of rivaroxaban.
It is clear that these water bodies are fecally contaminated and need proper processing to free them from contaminants for human use.
Fecally contaminated drinking water quality, along with poor sanitation, hygiene, and water access, is generally believed to be major contributors to diarrheal disease (Fewtrell et al.
Extensive within-host diversity in fecally carried extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates: implications for transmission analyses.
Simultaneous comparison of murine norovirus, feline calicivirus, coliphage MS2, and GII.4 norovirus to evaluate the efficacy of sodium hypochlorite against human norovirus on a fecally soiled stainless steel surface.