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Medical Dictionary


noun def·e·ca·tion

Medical Definition of DEFECATION

:  discharge of feces

Variants of DEFECATION

def·e·ca·tion or chiefly British def·ae·ca·tion \ˌdef-i-ˈkā-shən\


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