Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A loosing or slacking up; relaxation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of loosening or slackening, or the state of being loosened or slackened.
- n. the act of making something less tight
- n. the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
- Latin laxatio, from laxare to loosen, from laxus loose, slack. (Wiktionary)
“Does she really mean to imply that humankind was plagued by constipation from the dawn of time until the advent of “superior laxation of whole wheat” circa 450 B.C.”
“Besides taking part in this composition, the bran, being in a great measure insoluble, passes in bulk through the bowels, assisting daily laxation -- a most important consideration.”
“It combines proteid elements for building up the muscles; hydro-carbons and carbo-hydrates for heating the body and suppyling the requisite energy for work; mineral matters for bone and teeth; and lastly, a certain amount of "filling" material to occupy the stomach and bowels, cause daily laxation, and so carry away the bile and various other digestive juices, the retention of which means disease.”
“Let us see if these statements are true, if laxation, urination or perspiration produced by poisonous drugs are identical in character and in effect with the elimination produced by natural living and natural methods of treatment through healing crises.”
“Erythritol does have a higher laxative threshold than other polyols, and the NOAEL for laxation has been calculated at between 0.5 and 1.0 g/kg bw/day.”
“Thereby, the body is conditioned: It learns to switch to are laxation 'mode," explains Zulley.”
“I have pradlifed drawing as an amufement, and re - laxation, for many years; and here offer the refult of my experience.”
““normal laxation = less than 3 stools per week or more than 3 stools per day””
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“unlikely to cause gas or laxation" when consumed at customary serving sizes.”
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