noun (usually used with a plural verb)
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Origin of excreta
OTHER WORDS FROM excretaex·cre·tal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for excreta
The germs multiply very rapidly in the intestine and are passed off from the body with the excreta from the food tube.
The excreta of one specimen contained feathers of an unidentified species of bird.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico|William E. Duellman
When it is fed on the latter, in the excreta will be found numerous fragments, sometimes very bulky, of undigested caseine.
Typhoid fever germs live in the food tube, hence the excreta of a typhoid patient will contain large numbers of germs.
In permanent camps special sanitary facilities for the disposal of excreta will ordinarily be provided.Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911|United States War Department