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