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excretory

Syllabification: ex·cre·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈekskriˌtôrē
 
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Definition of excretory in English:

adjective

Of, relating to, or concerned with excretion: the excretory organs
More example sentences
  • The placenta forms from both embryonic and maternal tissues, and hosts an astonishing array of hormonal, nutritional, respiratory, excretory, and immunological functions.
  • SARS virus were detected in urinary, excretory and digestive organs of four patients, who were among the early victims of the disease last spring.
  • In freshwater forms, these include the nuchal gland, or neck organ, with ion transporting cells for salt uptake, and excretory organs for water excretion.

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