Rec"re*ment (r?k"r?*ment), n. [L. recrementum; pref. re- re- + cernere, cretum, to separate, sift: cf. F. r'ecr'ement.]

1.

Superfluous matter separated from that which is useful; dross; scoria; as, the recrement of ore.

2. Med. (a)

Excrement.

[Obs.] (a)

A substance secreted from the blood and again absorbed by it.

 

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