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Meaning of DEFECATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
 

DEFECATION is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: laxation, shitting
 
 See Also: bm, bowel movement, dump, elimination, evacuation, excreting, excretion, haematochezia, hematochezia, movement, shit, urochesia, urochezia, voiding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: passage of bowel contents through the rectum and anus.
 

 

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