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obstipation vs. constipation

[ ob-stuh-pey-shuhn ]
  1. obstinate constipation.
[ kon-stuh-pey-shuhn ]
  1. a condition of the bowels in which the feces are dry and hardened and evacuation is difficult and infrequent.
  2. a state of slowing down, sluggishness, or inactivity.
  3. the act of crowding anything into a smaller compass; condensation.

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