encopresis

noun
en·​cop·​re·​sis | \ ˌen-ˌkäp-ˈrē-səs, -kə-ˈprē- How to pronounce encopresis (audio) \
plural encopreses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce encopreses (audio) \

Medical Definition of encopresis

: involuntary passage of feces encopresis as a consequence of chronic constipation

Other Words from encopresis

encopretic \ ˌen-​ˌkäp-​ˈret-​ik, -​kə-​ˈpret-​ How to pronounce encopretic (audio) \ adjective

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“Encopresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/encopresis. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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