Constipation meaning

kŏn'stə-pā'shən
Difficult, incomplete, or infrequent evacuation of dry hardened feces from the bowels.
noun
0
0
Obstruction; stultification.
noun
0
0
A condition in which the feces are hard and elimination from the bowels is infrequent and difficult.
noun
0
0
Difficult, incomplete, or infrequent evacuation of dry hardened feces from the bowels.
noun
0
0
Act of crowding anything into a lesser compass, or the state of being crowded or pressed together; condensation.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
A state of the bowels in which the evacuations are infrequent and difficult, or the intestines become filled with hardened faeces; costiveness.
noun
0
0

Origin of constipation

From Latin constipatio.