Attested in the early 17th Century CE; from Late Latindefecationem, nominative case of deficatio, from defecare; cognate with Latindefaecatio (dēfaecātiō, “defecation”).
Defecation Sentence Examples
Cats need a kitty litter box for urination and defecation.
The scums separated from the juice by ordinary defecation entangle and carry away with them a certain amount of the juice with its contained saccharine.
It causes penile erections by dilating blood vessels, and controls the action of almost every orifice from swallowing to defecation.
Eventually, the cat will either expel this growing mound of hair through defecation or vomiting.
If double-bottomed defecators are used in sufficient number to allow an hour and a half to two hours for making each defecation, and if they are of a size which permits any one of them to be filled up by the cane-mill with juice in ten to twelve minutes, they will make as perfect a defecation as is obtainable by any known system; but their employment involves the expenditure of much high-pressure steam (as exhaust steam will not heat the juice quickly enough through the small surface of the hemispherical inner bottom), and also the use of filter presses for treating the scums. A great deal of skilled superintendence is also required, and first cost is comparatively large.