Definition for excretion (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for excretion
Their excretion seems to be in a certain sense a safety-valve function.
And Thorn became drenched with sweat, which aided in the excretion of the poisonous stuff.Invasion|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The skin of the entire body should be bathed frequently so that this function of excretion may be properly performed.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
In living beings they are the results of excretion rather than substances essential to life.Makers of Modern Medicine|James J. Walsh
In exactly the same way it is of prime importance to get the patient to attend to the natural habits of excretion.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
Word Origin and History for excretion
c.1600, from French excrétion (16c.), from Latin excretionem, noun of action from past participle stem of excernere "to discharge" (see excrement).