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  • n. difficult or painful defecation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, difficulty and pain in defecation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. difficulty in defecating (usually as a consequence of long continued voluntary suppression of the urge to defecate)

Etymologies

From dys- and Ancient Greek χέζω (khezō, "to ease oneself, defecate"). (Wiktionary)

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