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Scybala

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Scybala (Med) Hardened masses of feces.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scybala In pathology, small hard balls into which the feces are formed in certain deranged conditions of the colon.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. sky`balon dung

Usage

In literature:

M. M. Extract the hardened scybala by means of a marrow-spoon; or by a piece of wire, or of whale-bone bent into a bow, and introduced.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
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