Definitions for fecal impaction
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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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the RECTUM or distal COLON.
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