encopresis

noun

en·​cop·​re·​sis ˌen-ˌkäp-ˈrē-səs, -kə-ˈprē- How to pronounce encopresis (audio)
plural encopreses -ˌsēz How to pronounce encopresis (audio)
: involuntary passage of feces
encopresis as a consequence of chronic constipation

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“Encopresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/encopresis. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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