excreting

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n excreting the bodily process of discharging waste matter
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Quotations

  • Zhang Jie
    Zhang Jie
    “What do a few lies on TV matter? They can be swallowed, digested and excreted, or follow people when they doze off to sink into oblivion.”

Usage

In literature:

Therewith the immense emphasis placed on excretion, and the inevitable reaction that emphasis aroused, both alike disappear.
"Little Essays of Love and Virtue" by Havelock Ellis
This error seems to have arisen from attention to the excretions rather than to the secretions.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
They excrete a sweet, sticky liquid called "honey-dew," and cause the leaves to curl or drop.
"Studies of Trees" by Jacob Joshua Levison
Excretion and secretion are not in the same categories.
"The Breath of Life" by John Burroughs
All excretions from the patient should be buried, and not committed to privies to communicate disease to those who frequent them.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The slightest deviation from absolute health tends to change the character of the body excretions, the quality of the blood, etc.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
Small insects settle on the leaves and are caught in the viscid excretion.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
These disc hooks are often found in ambergris, an excretion of the sperm whale.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
And it is from this center too that the milk is urged away down the infant bowels, urged away towards excretion.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
But sometimes the rise of temperature is not marked, while the excretion of nitrogen is very decidedly increased.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
These lime salts are excreted through the kidneys and salivary glands.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
It is only indigestible material that is thus excreted.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
Very often, toward the end of the attack, there is a large excretion of pale, limpid urine.
"Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it" by Francis E. Anstie
The phthalein excretion is quite normal and the excretions of salt and nitrogen are also normal.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
His own relation to his excretions is originally quite different.
"A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis" by Sigmund Freud
Large quantities of urine are excreted, which are laden with waste products.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
KARR, W. G., and LEWIS, H. B.: Phenol Excretion of Guinea-Pigs Maintained on an Exclusive Oat Diet, Am.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
All the excretions are in a diseased state, and every one of the secreted fluids is changed both in its quantity and quality.
"A System of Midwifery" by Edward Rigby
Renal disturbance is often the result of the excretion of microbic poisons.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
F. The drug is excreted unchanged in the urine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

"Low levels of hair dye can be absorbed through the skin after application, and the dye is excreted into the urine," said the organization in fact sheets provided to doctors and pregnant women.
American dogs excrete 10 million tons a year, and rising.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky have shown that high levels of supplemental zinc in nursery diets causes increases in fecal zinc (Zn) excretion.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky have found that feeding a genetically enhanced corn can help reduce the amount of phosphorus excreted in hog manure.
The researchers were attempting to determine the effect diets formulated with low- phytate corn would have on grow-finish performance and nutrient excretion.
These insects also produce significant amounts of "honeydew," which is the liquid waste it excretes.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE, thailand — In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is helping to excrete some of the world's most expensive coffee.
Northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is excreting some of the world's most expensive coffee.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Thailand — In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is helping to excrete some of the world's most expensive coffee.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Thailand—In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is helping to excrete some of the world's most expensive coffee.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Thailand (AP) — In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is excreting some of the world's most expensive coffee.
Sodium, potassium, and phosphate are some of the minerals the kidneys excrete.
A Bioengineered Pig That Excretes Fewer Pollutants.
Genetically Enhanced "Enviropig" Excretes 65 Percent Less Phosphorous.
Cesium accumulates in the muscle tissues of fish, which eventually process and excrete most of it.
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In science:

RES uptake and accelerated excretion (Fig. 12).
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
RES uptake, and accelerated excretion, may be realized.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
Dynamic Imaging of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube systemic circulation and urinary excretion.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
The whole scenario, documented by a multi-Very Long Baseline Array-epoch movie, is that of an equatorially expanding “excretion” disk surrounding the peculiar radio source I in the Orion-KL region , whose inner part is photo-ionized [→ GREENHILL].
IAU (Maser) Symposium 287 Summary
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