Origin of excretion1
Origin of excretion2
Related Words for excretionexpulsion, ejection, secretion, defecation, evacuation, elimination, discharge, exudation, perspiration, urination, leaving, excrement, feces, excreta
Examples from the Web for excretion
Historical Examples of excretion
The secretion or excretion of glands may be augmented or diminished.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
In the moment of excretion, the majority act as Eliminatives.The Action of Medicines in the System
Frederick William Headland
Bromidrosis; the excretion of perspiration of a strong odor.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
In the skin are many glands which by their excretion keep it soft and moist.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
These metals accumulate in the liver in preparation for excretion.
c.1600, from French excrétion (16c.), from Latin excretionem, noun of action from past participle stem of excernere "to discharge" (see excrement).