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excretory

[ ek-skri-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, ik-skree-tuh-ree ]
/ ˈɛk skrɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ɪkˈskri tə ri /
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adjective

pertaining to or concerned in excretion; having the function of excreting: excretory organs.

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Origin of excretory

First recorded in 1675–85; excrete + -ory1
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excretory
[ ĕkskrĭ-tôr′ē ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or used in excretion.
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