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Latin excernere excrēt- ex- ex- cernere to separate krei- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin excretum, past participle of excerno, from ex-, "out", and cerno, "to separate".
These tubes are shown to excrete nitrogenous waste products similar to uric acid.
Many of these pests excrete a sticky, sugary liquid called honeydew.
But the evidence in favour of the view that tapeworms normally excrete toxin into the body of their host in such amount as to occasion disease is not generally accepted as conclusive.
Roots and bacteria also excrete natural chelates to improve the intake of iron.
This means that if you take too much, you will excrete the excess quantity in your urine, or it can potentially cause digestive upset resulting in diarrhea.
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