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See also: excreté, excrété, and excrète

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Borrowed from Latin excretum, past participle of excerno, from ex- (out), and cerno (separate).

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excrete (third-person singular simple present excretes, present participle excreting, simple past and past participle excreted)

  1. (biology, transitive, intransitive) To discharge material (including waste products) from a cell, body or system.

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excrēte

  1. vocative masculine singular of excrētus

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excrete

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of excretar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of excretar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of excretar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of excretar.