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recrement

recrement


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Recrement  \Rec"re*ment\  (r?k"r?*ment),  n.  [L.  recrementum  pref. 
  re-  re-  +  cernere  cretum,  to  separate,  sift:  cf  F. 
  r['e]cr['e]ment.] 
  1.  Superfluous  matter  separated  from  that  which  is  useful; 
  dross;  scoria;  as  the  recrement  of  ore. 
 
  2.  (Med.) 
  a  Excrement.  [Obs.] 
  a  A  substance  secreted  from  the  blood  and  again  absorbed 
  by  it