constipation definition

  • noun:
    • hard, incomplete, or infrequent evacuation of dried out hardened feces through the bowels.
    • Obstruction; stultification.
    • Act of crowding anything into a smaller compass, or perhaps the condition of being crowded or pressed together; condensation.
    • A state associated with bowels in which the feces are infrequent and hard, or even the intestines become filled up with hardened faeces; costiveness.
    • Act of crowding everything into a less compass, or the state of being crowded or pushed collectively; condensation.
    • A state of the bowels in which the evacuations are infrequent and difficult, or the intestines become filled with hardened fæces; costiveness.
    • The work of crowding any such thing into a smaller compass; a cramming or stuffing; condensation.
    • In medicine, a situation regarding the bowels where, on account of reduced abdominal action or release, the stools are obstructed or ended, as well as the feces are tough and expelled with difficulty; costiveness.
    • the work of making one thing useless and useless (as by program)
    • irregular and infrequent or tough evacuation of the bowels; may be an indication of abdominal obstruction or diverticulitis

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