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Excreta  n. pl.  Matters to be excreted.

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"Excreta" Quotes from Famous Books

... system of removal and disposal of the cinders and ashes of house fires, and of the animal and vegetable refuse of the houses, and, in short, of everything thrown away which cannot be admitted into the sewers. In towns where the excreta are separated by means of water closets, the disposal of the other refuse presents less difficulty, but still a considerable one, because the animal and vegetable refuse is not kept separate from the cinders and ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882 • Various

... the cows in the vicinity of large cities to be affected by tuberculosis. Many other authorities might be quoted supporting the contention that a large percentage of cows are afflicted by this deadly disease. Other germs, quite as dangerous, find their way into milk in numerous ways. Excreta, clinging to the hairs of the udder, are frequently rubbed off into the pail by the action of the hand whilst milking. Under the most careful sanitary precautions it is impossible to obtain milk free from manure, from the ...
— No Animal Food - and Nutrition and Diet with Vegetable Recipes • Rupert H. Wheldon

... principal protein from the quantity viewpoint in wheat), carbohydrates, fats, and mineral salts. In spite of the fact that the nitrogen of this mixture was sufficient to supply the body needs, as proved by analysis of the excreta, the animals steadily declined in weight from the time they were confined to this diet. The authors had assumed that the gliadin was deficient in a substance necessary to growth (lysine) but since their studies were begun only after the animals had reached maximum growth they ...
— The Vitamine Manual • Walter H. Eddy

Words linked to "Excreta" :   guano, human waste, waste, excretory product, body waste, fecula, piddle, waste matter, faecal matter, urine, feces, stool, faeces, vomitus, waste product, puke, waste material, wormcast, vomit, water, excrement, fecal matter, pee, piss, weewee, excretion, barf, dejection, bm

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