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laxation

[lak-sey-shuhn]
noun
1.
a loosening or relaxing.
2.
the state of being loosened or relaxed.
3.
a bowel movement.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English laxacion < Latin laxātiōn- (stem of laxātiō) a loosening, equivalent to laxāt(us) (past participle of laxāre to loosen, derivative of laxus; see lax) + -iōn- -ion

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laxation (lækˈseɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of making lax or the state of being lax
2.  physiol defecation
 
[C14: from Latin laxātio, from laxāre to slacken]

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