Rec"re*ment (r?k"r?*ment), n. [L. recrementum; pref. re- re- + cernere, cretum, to separate, sift: cf. F. r'ecr'ement.]
Superfluous matter separated from that which is useful; dross; scoria; as, the recrement of ore.
2. Med. (a)
A substance secreted from the blood and again absorbed by it.
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