(BrE) (AmE feces) noun

The disease can be transmitted through contact with infected faeces.

dog, human, etc.
deposit, expel
be excreted in, be passed in

The larvae may be excreted in the faeces.


A sample of fresh faeces should be collected each day.

in the faeces

The amount of blood in the faeces was measured.

Faeces is used after these nouns: ↑dog

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  • Faeces — F[ae] ces, n. pl. [L. faex, pl. faeces, dregs.] Excrement; ordure; also, settlings; sediment after infusion or distillation. [Written also {feces}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Faeces — (lat.), 1) Hefe; 2) Bodensatz; 3) Darmkoth, Excremente, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Faeces — (lat.), Exkremente, besonders Darmkot; auch Bodensatz, Niederschlag …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Faeces — (lat.), Niederschlag, Bodensatz; Exkremente …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Faeces — Faeces, lat., der Bodensatz, der sich bei der Gährung einer Flüssigkeit bildet. Er entsteht, indem durch den Zutritt des Sauerstoffs der Luft zu Flüssigkeiten, welche mit Stickstoff enthaltenden Körpern verbunden sind, Gährung bewirkt wird, jene… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Faeces — Faeces, Kot, Exkremente ⇒ Defäkation …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Faeces — Faeces: 1) vgl. Fäzes. 2) Mehrz. von ↑Faex …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • faeces — see FECES (Cf. feces) …   Etymology dictionary

  • faeces — meaning ‘excrement’, is pronounced fee seez and is spelt with ae in BrE but e in AmE. The corresponding adjectival forms are faecal and fecal (pronounced with a hard c) …   Modern English usage

  • faeces — (US feces) ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ waste matter remaining after food has been digested, discharged from the bowels. DERIVATIVES faecal adjective. ORIGIN Latin, plural of faex dregs …   English terms dictionary

  • faeces — [fē′sēz΄] pl.n. alt. sp. of FECES faecal [fē′kəl] adj …   English World dictionary

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