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excretion
American English: /ɪkˈskriʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪkˈskriːʃ(ə)n/
, /ɛkˈskriːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of excretion in Spanish:

noun

[formal]
  • 1 uncountable (act)
    Example sentences
    • The bound Hg is then removed from the organism by natural excretion.
    • In the eukaryotic cell there are a number of places where specialized tasks, such as digestion of nutrients and excretion of wastes, take place.
    • There is little evidence of virus excretion in urine or faeces.
    Example sentences
    • Infected dogs also shed the virus through bodily secretions and excretions.
    • They're in a big apartment building which looks like an English housing estate from the outside but is clean, the lifts work, and there are no bodily excretions in sight or smell.
    • Overnight, the margin for error was reduced to almost zero, since nobody wants to overtake his own bodily excretions as he reaches terminal velocity.
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