Bodily functions can be fascinating, embarrassing, and downright odd, but they’re part of, well, having a body. As normal as they may be, however, sometimes the words we use to describe them are simply a little too cringey. And depending on the company we’re in, there are occasions that call for better alternatives.
While there are some silly substitutes we give toddlers (like telling them to say they’ve gone “number two” rather than loudly announcing they just pooped), there are also some fancier, more clinical terms describing our body that may be more to your liking.
Click through to check out these synonyms that help make talking about our embarrassing bodily functions a little less embarrassing.