Definitions for fecal impaction

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  1. fecal impaction(noun)

    accumulation of hardened feces in the rectum or lower colon which the person cannot move

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  1. Fecal impaction

    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 MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fecal Impaction

    Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the RECTUM or distal COLON.


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