excreting excreting

Definition(s):

  • (n) the bodily process of discharging waste matter

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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

Quotes

  • "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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