|1.||to discharge (waste matter, such as urine, sweat, carbon dioxide, or faeces) from the body through the kidneys, skin, lungs, bowels, etc|
|2.||(of plants) to eliminate (waste matter, such as carbon dioxide and salts) through the leaves, roots, etc|
|[C17: from Latin excernere to separate, discharge, from cernere to sift]|
excrete ex·crete (ĭk-skrēt')
v. ex·cret·ed, ex·cret·ing, ex·cretes
To eliminate waste material from the body.