Relating to or containing feces. SYN: stercoral, stercorous.

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ster·co·ra·ceous .stər-kə-'rā-shəs adj of, relating to, containing, produced by, or being feces: FECAL

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composed of or containing faeces.

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ster·co·ra·ceous (stur″kə-raґshəs) [L. stercoraceus] fecal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.


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  • Stercoraceous — Ster co*ra ceous, a. [L. stercus, oris, dung.] Of or pertaining to dung; partaking of the nature of, or containing, dung. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stercoraceous — 1731, consisting of or pertaining to feces, from L. stercus dung …   Etymology dictionary

  • stercoraceous — [stʉr΄kə rā′shəs] adj. [< L stercus (gen. stercoris), dung < IE base * (s)ter > ON threkkr, Ger dreck, dirt, filth + ACEOUS] of, like, or containing feces, or dung …   English World dictionary

  • stercoraceous — adjective Etymology: Latin stercor , stercus excrement Date: 1731 relating to, being, or containing feces …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stercoraceous — /sterr keuh ray sheuhs/, adj. Physiol. consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to dung or feces. Also, stercorous /sterr keuhr euhs/. [1725 35; < L stercor (s. of stercus) dung + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • stercoraceous — adjective Consisting of, resembling or pertaining to feces. Syn: fecal, stercorous …   Wiktionary

  • stercoraceous — adj. of or pertaining to excrement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stercoraceous — [ˌstə:kə reɪʃəs] adjective consisting of or resembling dung or faeces. Origin C18: from L. stercus, stercor dung + aceous …   English new terms dictionary

  • stercoraceous — a. Fecal …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stercoraceous — ster·co·ra·ceous …   English syllables

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