accumulation of hardened feces in the rectum or lower colon which the person cannot move
A fecal impaction is a solid, immobile bulk of human feces that can develop in the rectum as a result of chronic constipation. A related term is fecal loading which refers to a large volume of stool in the rectum of any consistency.
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Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the RECTUM or distal COLON.
The numerical value of fecal impaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fecal impaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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