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excrete

[ik-skreet]
verb (used with object), excreted, excreting.
to separate and eliminate from an organic body; separate and expel from the blood or tissues, as waste or harmful matter.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin excrētus (past participle of excernere to sift out, separate), equivalent to ex- ex-1 + crē- (perfect stem of cernere to sift) + -tus past participle suffix

excreter, noun
excretive, adjective
unexcreted, adjective
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excrete (ɪkˈskriːt)
 
vb
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]
 
ex'creter
 
n
 
ex'cretion
 
n
 
ex'cretive
 
adj
 
ex'cretory
 
adj

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excrete
1610s, from L. excret-, pp. stem of excernere (see excrement). Related: Excreted; excreting.
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excrete ex·crete (ĭk-skrēt')
v. ex·cret·ed, ex·cret·ing, ex·cretes
To eliminate waste material from the body.

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