expulsive

adjective
ex·pul·sive | \ ik-ˈspəl-siv \

Medical Definition of expulsive 

1 : serving to expel expulsive efforts during labor

2 : characterized by concern with the elimination of feces there are two anal phases—the earlier expulsive and the later retentive —G. S. Blum

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