excretory duct n.
Any of the various ducts carrying secretion from a gland or fluid from a reservoir.
- Excretory ductule of lacrimal gland
excretory ductule of lacrimal gland n. Any of the ductules that open into the superior fornix of the conjunctival sac.
- Excretory gland
excretory gland n. A gland separating waste material from the blood.
- Excretory system
excretory system [(ek-skruh-tawr-ee)] The systems that excrete wastes from the body. For example, the system of organs that regulates the amount of water in the body and filters and eliminates from the blood the wastes produced by metabolism. The principal organs of the excretory system are the kidneys, ureters, urethra, and urinary bladder.
[ik-skroo-shee-eyt] /ɪkˈskru ʃiˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), excruciated, excruciating. 1. to inflict severe pain upon; torture: The headache excruciated him. 2. to cause mental anguish to; irritate greatly. /ɪkˈskruːʃɪˌeɪt/ verb (transitive) 1. to inflict mental suffering on; torment 2. (obsolete) to inflict physical pain on; torture v. 1560s, from Latin excruciatus, past participle of excruciare […]