Definition of defecation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdefəˈkāSHən/


The discharge of feces from the body.
Example sentences
  • This process continued until a sufficient number of defecations were observed and sample collection could commence.
  • For example, strong fear, as with soldiers in battle, increases heart rates and blood pressure and may incite uncontrolled defecation or urination.
  • Actually, raising pets stimulates dispute among many residents, due to the problem of animal defecation in public areas, and barking.

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Syllabification: def·e·ca·tion

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