Medical Dictionary

laxation

noun lax·a·tion \lak-ˈsā-shən\

Medical Definition of LAXATION

:  a bowel movement <the danger of absorption of toxic amounts of mercury if laxation does not occur after taking calomel—United States Dispensatory, 27th ed.>

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