excretion excretion  /ɪk ˈskri ʃən/


  1. (n) the bodily process of discharging waste matter
  2. (n) waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body


  1. Customers loved them and wanted more edible excretion experiences, so he opened Modern Toilet in 2004.
  2. Studies suggest that fatty, sugary foods promote excretion of the stress hormone cortisol, which seems to further stimulate appetite for calorie-dense foods.
  3. They found that the normal individual with good digestion and a daily excretion does not in 24 hours pass anything like 100% of the material given.


  1. Soft drinks and sugar in the diet may have negative effects on the kidneys

    ( American Society of Nephrology ) Consuming at least two soft drinks per day is linked with increased excretion of protein in the urine.Moderate fructose intake increases salt reabsorption by the kidneys.
    on November 9, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Lowering salt intake improves heart and kidney health of chronic kidney disease patients

    In patients with chronic kidney disease who lowered their salt intake for two weeks, excess extracellular fluid volume, blood pressure, and protein excretion in the urine all dropped considerably.If maintained long-term, the effects could reduce a patient's risk of progressing to kidney failure by 30 percent.
    on November 8, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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  1. "It's true that the cow is sacred to Hindus but that doesn't alter the fact that urine is a dirty excretion," Aishwarya Rai Bacchan, a former Miss World, said then. "The very thought of having to apply cow urine on my face or taking a...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Aishwarya Rai Source: National

  2. In the chapter "The Seven Words You Can't Say on Television," Pinker asks: "Why would a democracy sanction the use of government force to deter the uttering of words for two activities -- sex and excretion --that harm no one and are inescapable...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Steven Pinker Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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