Definition of constipation
1 : abnormally delayed or infrequent passage of usually dry hardened feces
2 : stultification
Examples of constipation in a sentence
A side effect of the drug is constipation.
First Known Use of constipation
CONSTIPATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of constipation for English Language Learners
: the condition of being unable to easily release solid waste from your body : the condition of being unable to have a bowel movement easily
CONSTIPATION Defined for Kids
Definition of constipation for Students
: difficult or infrequent passage of dry hard material from the bowels
Medical Definition of constipation
: abnormally delayed or infrequent passage of dry hardened feces
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