Obstipation



[ob-stuh-pey-shuh n] /ˌɒb stəˈpeɪ ʃən/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
obstinate constipation.
/ˌɒbstɪˈpeɪʃən/
noun
1.
(pathol) a severe form of constipation, usually resulting from obstruction of the intestinal tract
n.

1590s, from Latin obstipationem (nominative obstipatio), noun of action from *obstipare “action of blocking or stopping up,” from ob- (see ob-) + stipare “to press together, to pack” (see stiff (adj.)).

obstipation ob·sti·pa·tion (ŏb’stə-pā’shən)
n.
Intestinal obstruction; severe constipation.

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