fecal

[fee-kuh l]
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Origin of fecal

First recorded in 1535–45; fec(es) + -al1
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fecal

adjective
  1. the usual US spelling of faecal
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Word Origin and History for fecal
adj.

1540s; see feces + -al (1).

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fecal in Medicine

fecal

[fēkəl]
adj.
  1. Relating to or composed of feces.
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