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- n. difficult or painful defecation
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, difficulty and pain in defecation.
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- n. difficulty in defecating (usually as a consequence of long continued voluntary suppression of the urge to defecate)
From dys- and Ancient Greek χέζω (khezō, "to ease oneself, defecate"). (Wiktionary)
As the stool passes between the uterosacral ligaments, the characteristic dyschezia is experienced.