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excrete

ex·crete

excrete

 
pronunciation:
ihk skrit
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part of speech: verb
inflections: excreted, excretes, excreting
definition: to get rid of from the body.
Some animals excrete sweat through pores in the skin.
derivations: excretive (adj.), excreter (n.)
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affects excretion
some actions associated with excretion
some parts of the body involved in excretion
some products of excretion