from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Variant of fecal.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of fecal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See fecal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See fecal, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to feces
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Despite accepting that the term faecal matter could be offensive to some viewers, Ofcom said that its usage fitted in the context of Gardiner's role as the programme's "acerbic
An effective test for bowel cancer, called the faecal occult blood test, picks up hidden blood in a stool sample, but is only able to detect early stage disease in one in 10 cases, the researchers said.
They are sent do-it-yourself kits to test for tiny amounts of blood in their stool, called faecal occult blood FOB tests.
The current screening method for bowel cancer, called the faecal occult blood test, looks for traces of blood in stools and helps to detect the cancer at an early stage.
The current screening method for bowel cancer, called the faecal occult blood test, looks for traces of blood in stools and helps to detect cancer at an early stage.
Last week judge Jason Gardiner caused a storm by comparing her to 'faecal' matter.
Dancing on Ice: fans call for Jason Gardiner's sacking after 'faecal' jibe
The wondrous propinquity of the words "faecal" and "foetal" in sound mirror their closeness in reality.
The system will be based on proprietary technology, which integrates sample preparation and analysis and will be applicable for the detection of a broad range of organisms for example common water borne contaminants such as faecal coliforms,
I just wonder how it got to the point where I'm picking up faecal matter in a plastic bag that, as the stench on my hands afterwards clearly demonstrates, is not in any way fit for purpose.