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Pronunciation: de-jek'shun


  1. The discharge of excrementitious matter.
  2. The matter so discharged.

Synonym(s): depression4

Synonym(s): dejecta

[L. dejectio, fr. de- jicio, pp. -jectus, to cast down]

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