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defecation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Defecation  \Def`e*ca"tion\,  n.  [L.  defaecatio:  cf  F. 
  d['e]f['e]cation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  separating  from  impurities,  as  lees  or  dregs; 
  purification. 
 
  2.  (Physiol.)  The  act  or  process  of  voiding  excrement. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  defecation 
  n  :  the  elimination  of  fecal  waste  through  the  anus  [syn:  {shitting}] 




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