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Of these the commonest are malignant growths and faecal impaction.
Patients lose control of urinary and faecal movements and require feeding.Valere Aude
Vomiting is early and persistent, generally assuming a faecal character between the second and the ninth day.
Faecal Impaction is not uncommon in adult females who have suffered from chronic constipation.
From the time the young hatch until they are five days old the parents swallow the faecal sacs.
esp US fecal
- of, relating to, or consisting of faeces
esp US feces
- bodily waste matter derived from ingested food and the secretions of the intestines and discharged through the anus
C15: from Latin faecēs, plural of faex sediment, dregs
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