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- n. excrements
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- n.pl. Excrements.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
A badness which embraces and wallows in social dejecta.
Ita fastu ante unum mensem turgida civitas, et cacuminibos coelum pulsare visa, ad inferos usque paucis diebus dejecta.
There is a like discrepancy in the views on the possibility of its diffusion by drinking water, on the influence of conditions of soil, on the question whether the dejecta contain the poison or not, and on the duration of the incubation period.
Another method is to laboriously analyse the injesta or food consumed and compare it with the dejecta or excretions, until a quantity and kind of food is found which is just sufficient to keep the body in equilibrium.
The tray which receives the dejecta should be cleaned out and supplied with fresh sawdust each day, and the soiled sawdust, remains of food, etc., should be cremated.
These boxes were placed at the end of each row of tents or wards, and were so arranged that both the dejecta and the bedpans were thoroughly disinfected. 181 This proved itself so useful that it came subsequently into general employment in the hospitals at Salonika.
An instance was where anything was negligently or carelessly thrown from a house (dejecta vel effusa).
The sweat in dysentery unmistakably bears the odor of the dejecta.
Nearby is the _Phlox dejecta_ in large quantities, resembling a desert moss, and covering the rocks with its tinted carpet.
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By the extremity of the neck, which is blackened and hardened by the dejecta of the larvæ, the cocoon is fixed to the end of the cell without any other support.