Definition of pseudofaeces in English:

pseudofaeces

(also pseudofeces)

noun

Zoology
  • Treated as plural. In a mollusc: a mixture of mucus from the gills and particulate matter from the water that collects in the mantle cavity and is expelled without passing through the digestive system.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. From pseudo- + faeces.

Pronunciation

pseudofaeces

/ˈs(j)uːdəʊˌfiːsiːz/