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feces

[′fē·sēz]
(physiology)
The waste material eliminated by the gastrointestinal tract.

Feces

 

excrement, the contents of the lower section of the large intestine, discharged during defecation. In man and the majority of animals, feces are of solid consistency as a result of water absorption in the large intestines. Feces consist of undigested remains of food, mucoid intestinal juice, epithelial cells (which are constantly desquamating from the interior surface of the intestinal tract), and microorganisms of the intestinal flora (mainly Escherichia coli). Testing of feces has diagnostic value: blood and pus (when ulcers or hemorrhoids are present), worms and their ova, and the causative agents of dysentery, typhoid fever, or cholera may be found.

Feces

(dreams)
Dreams containing feces may be odd but they are not uncommon. Feces represent those things that you no longer need, things that are currently garbage or waste and need to be discarded. This dream may represent healthy psychological progress. It may indicate that you are cleansing yourself of unnecessary and possibly hurtful attitudes, ideas, and emotions. At times, and depending on the details of the dream, feces could represent a contaminated area of your life, mind, or spirit. Look at the details and consider if the image of feces is in regard to something that you have been trying to clean or if it brings up stress provoking thoughts, confusion, and difficult and unresolved areas of your life. In some cultures people believe that if you are dreaming about feces you will soon prosper financially. (Feces in the dream mean money in the hand.)
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However, just minutes in to the visit, Ms Bell was left sickened as she had to grab Millie to keep her from stepping in human faeces at the foot of one the water park's popular slides.
Black bear faeces is smaller and contains lots of berries.
Birmingham Crown Court heard there was a "repugnant" smell in the property from animal faeces and cigarettes, dirty nappies littering the living room floor and more pet than human food in the cupboards.
Another was found in bed and had faeces over his body for days.
He said: "I'm of the opinion that a nappy filled with faeces, whilst offensive, is not indecent or grossly offensive.
Vet Reinhold Sassnau told the Tagesspiegel newspaper that symptoms of a dog which has ingested drug-laden faeces include dehydration, shaking, difficulty walking and a rapid heartbeat.
As they raided the pair's home, over the fence they saw Julie Mills stash drugs in a bag full of dog faeces.
The teacher said that using the faeces as fertilizer can double the anticancer effect of the tea.
According to a Peyia Municipality officer, inspectors' carried out tests in three areas along Coral Bay's beach, all confirming that the water is clean and faeces free.
Summary: DUBAI - Typhoid fever is a common worldwide illness, transmitted by the ingestion of food or water contaminated with the faeces or urine of an infected person.
If a dog walker were to pick up their pet's faeces in small black bags and then discard back on to the pavement are they guilty of creating litter, that is the inappropriate disposal of the plastic bag, guilty of allowing a dog to foul in a public place or can they be said to be sufficiently anti-social to be graced with both penalties?
I often see them handling chicken faeces with their gloved hands when cleaning the run and house.