verb (used with object), ex·cret·ed, ex·cret·ing.
CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?
Origin of excrete
OTHER WORDS FROM excreteex·cret·er, nounex·cre·tive, adjectiveun·ex·cret·ed, adjective
Words nearby excrete
Example sentences from the Web for excrete
More photosynthesis means more carbon dioxide is siphoned out of the atmosphere and excreted back into the earth as organic compounds.
The compound allyl methyl sulphide takes longer for the body to metabolize and excrete than the others, so the next time you have garlic breath, you will know why.There’s a science to food pairing, and you can learn it here|Peter Coucquyt, Bernard Lahousse, and Johan Langenbick|October 22, 2020|Popular Science
Plants excrete oxygen as their waste product — and we can’t live without it.
When we breathe out that carbon dioxide, we are excreting it.
They excrete their chemical waste through the membrane that separates them from their environment.
Ebola causes the body to excrete fluids that are teeming with the virus.
Hormonal excesses in the blood require a clean and healthy liver to metabolize and excrete.Can Food Make You Infertile? Foods to Eat and Avoid|Anneli Rufus|December 9, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In worms especially, the skin seems to excrete many effete substances, pigments included.
Worms, amphibia, fishes, and snails form another group which excrete much less carbonic acid.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
In disease, the amount of solids depends mainly upon the activity of metabolism and the ability of the kidneys to excrete.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Certain Coccideae also excrete honey-dew, especially in the tropics.Disease in Plants|H. Marshall Ward
Tests have been devised to find the extent of the kidney function to excrete salt.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit