tarry stool

noun

tar·​ry stool ˈtär-ē- How to pronounce tarry stool (audio)
: an evacuation from the bowels having the color of tar caused especially by hemorrhage in the stomach or small intestine

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“Tarry stool.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tarry%20stool. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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