Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, small hard balls into which the feces are formed in certain deranged conditions of the colon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Med.) Hardened masses of feces.

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  • noun medicine hardened masses of feces

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek σκύβαλα (skubala), plural of σκύβαλον (skubalon).

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  • small hardened chunks of feces that can form in a diseased colon.

    November 30, 2008