- of, relating to, or being feces.
Origin of fecal
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Examples from the Web for fecal
There was poop humor—literally—when Valerie's house becomes flooded with fecal matter after a pipe bursts.‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards
December 29, 2014
Salmonella is spread through the fecal matter of animals and humans.6 Things You Should Know About Salmonella
The Daily Beast
August 17, 2010
This will wash away any mucus or fecal matter that may have collected.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)
These are commonly found in soil water and in fecal material.The Book of Cheese
Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
The nature of the fecal matter is in part dependent upon the character of the food.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
H. L. Russell
It may be seen as oil-drops passed alone or with fecal matter, or as lumps of fat, pale yellow and tallow-like.
The small amount of ingesta entering the duodenum in these diseases diminishes the bulk of fecal matter.
- the usual US spelling of faecal
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Word Origin and History for fecal
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to or composed of feces.
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