[ ob-stuh-pey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɒb stəˈpeɪ ʃən /
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Words nearby obstipation
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Example sentences from the Web for obstipation
Constipation, obstipation and diarrhea may alternate through the progress of the case.Intestinal Ills|Alcinous Burton Jamison
British Dictionary definitions for obstipation
/ (ˌɒbstɪˈpeɪʃən) /
pathol a severe form of constipation, usually resulting from obstruction of the intestinal tract
Word Origin for obstipation
C16: from Latin obstīpātiō, from ob- (intensive) + stīpāre to press together
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Medical definitions for obstipation
[ ŏb′stə-pā′shən ]
Intestinal obstruction; severe constipation.
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