Feces

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inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea amebic dysentery , amoebic dysentery
waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body body waste , excrement , excreta , excretion , excretory product
congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves; there is little urge to defecate so the feces accumulate and cause megacolon congenital megacolon , Hirschsprung's disease
eating feces; in human a symptom of some kinds of insanity coprophagia , coprophagy
obscene terms for feces crap , dirt , poop , shit , shite , turd
discharge feces defecate
normal response to the presence of feces in the rectum defecation reflex , rectal reflex
accumulation of hardened feces in the rectum or lower colon which the person cannot move fecal impaction
disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon impaction
beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces large intestine
thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child meconium
abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding) melaena , melena
presence of greater than normal amounts of fat in the feces which are frothy and foul smelling and floating; a symptom of disorders of fat metabolism and malabsorption syndrome steatorrhea
chromogen formed in the intestine from the breakdown of bilirubin; yields urobilins on oxidation; some is excreted in the feces and some is resorbed and excreted in bile or urine stercobilinogen , urobilinogen
painful spasm of the anal sphincter along with an urgent desire to defecate without the significant production of feces; associated with irritable bowel syndrome tenesmus
brown bile pigment formed from urobilinogens and found in feces and in small amounts in urine urobilin
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