excreting excreting


  • (n) the bodily process of discharging waste matter


  1. But when tests showed the liver was excreting too little bile, the man's condition was downgraded to critical.
  2. True to its theme of emotional cannibalism in a dead-end society, The Cook has plenty of eating and excreting.
  3. They reported removing the kidneys from a dog, thus preventing him from excreting the nitrogenous poisons carried in his blood stream.


  • Cops: Woman ate cocaine in condoms

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland police say a woman found unconscious in a Portland airport bathroom is suspected of smuggling about a pound of cocaine wrapped in condoms she swallowed. Investigators say they believe two of the packets they called "bindles," each a little less than a quarter of an ounce, ruptured in her stomach. At the hospital Monday she began excreting more. Investigators said about ...
    on February 8, 2014     Source: The Arizona Republic


  • "The skin doesn't do much in the way of excreting, just water and a little salt. It's not a detoxifying organ," Barrett said. "Products the body wants to get rid of get detoxified by the liver and excreted by the kidneys."
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Stephen Barrett Source: Asbury Park Press

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