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bowel movement

the evacuation of the bowels; defecation.
excrement from the bowels; feces. Unabridged
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  • There should be at least one bowel movement of this kind each day.

    Vitality Supreme Bernarr Macfadden
  • In this form of constipation there is a daily bowel movement but the movement is not complete.

  • Gitubul siya maung dúgayng nalibang, It took him long to have his bowel movement because he is constipated.

  • The periodicity of the bowel movement (at definite times each day) is a matter of great importance.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
British Dictionary definitions for bowel movement

bowel movement

the discharge of faeces; defecation
the waste matter discharged; faeces
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bowel movement in Medicine

bowel movement n.

  1. The discharge of waste matter from the large intestine; defecation.

  2. The waste matter discharged from the large intestine; feces.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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