encopresis

noun
en·​cop·​re·​sis | \ ˌen-ˌkäp-ˈrē-səs, -kə-ˈprē- \
plural encopreses\ -​ˌsēz \

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-​ \ adjective

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