What does obstipation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstipation(noun)

    severe constipation resulting from an obstruction in the intestines


  1. obstipation(Noun)

    severe constipation caused by intestinal obstruction

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstipation(noun)

    the act of stopping up, as a passage

  2. Obstipation(noun)

    extreme constipation

  3. Origin: [L. obstipatio a close pressure; ob (see Ob-) + stipare to press.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obstipation

    ob-sti-pā′shun, n. extreme costiveness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstipation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstipation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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