fecal

[ fee-kuh l ]
/ ˈfi kəl /

adjective

of, relating to, or being feces.

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Origin of fecal

First recorded in 1535–45; fec(es) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for fecal

fecal
/ (ˈfiːkəl) /

adjective

the usual US spelling of faecal
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Medical definitions for fecal

fecal
[ fēkəl ]

adj.

Relating to or composed of feces.
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