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excrete

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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excreteex‧crete /ɪkˈskriːt/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  formalHBH to get rid of waste material from your body through your bowels, your skin etcsecrete
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excreteThe majority of cortisol is either metabolized in various tissues or conjugated in the liver and excreted.Worm casts have been shown to contain enzymes which continue to break down organic matter even after they have been excreted.These are then excreted and, should they prove to have a useful, coincidental effect, the bacteria thrive.Ciprofloxacin is largely excreted as an unchanged substance and elimination is predominantly via the kidneys.Flakes of a fatty substance are excreted from glands between the joints on the underside of the worker bee's abdomen.A second bug experienced a mutation that allowed it to make use of the acetate excreted from the first.The type of light chain excreted in the urine may be identified by performing immuno-electrophoresis on a concentrated urine specimen. 173.Yeast cells struggling to survive under suffocating conditions quickly excrete the ethanol fragments because they are basically poisonous.
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Verb table
excrete
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexcrete
he, she, itexcretes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexcreted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave excreted
he, she, ithas excreted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad excreted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill excrete
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have excreted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam excreting
he, she, itis excreting
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you, we, theyare excreting
Past
I, he, she, itwas excreting
you, we, theywere excreting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been excreting
he, she, ithas been excreting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been excreting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be excreting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been excreting
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