noun (used with a plural verb) Chiefly British.
Examples from the Web for faecal
After that, with groping and smelling they came near to the faecal matter and the corrupted humours.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
The cytoplasm contains granules of BaSO4 and pellets of faecal matter.
The small wound leads into a 220 faecal fistula, and a bent probe passed along it would probably find its way into the bowel.
Patients lose control of urinary and faecal movements and require feeding.Valere Aude|Louis Dechmann
Faecal Impaction is not uncommon in adult females who have suffered from chronic constipation.
British Dictionary definitions for faecal (1 of 2)
esp US fecal
British Dictionary definitions for faecal (2 of 2)
esp US feces
Word Origin for faeces
Word Origin and History for faecal