BOWEL CONTROL By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A person's ability to control defecation time and place. See toilet training. Compare to encopresis. BOWEL CONTROL: "The child was showing bowel control now he was 3." Related Psychology Terms BOWEL CONTROL ELIMINATION DRIVE BLADDER CONTROL ENCOPRESIS FECAL INCONTINENCE DEFECATION REFLEX TRAINABILITY TOILET TRAINING SKILL SELF-MONITORING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOWEL CONTROL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bowel-control-2/ (accessed March 2, 2021).