BOWEL CONTROL By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 n. the ability to defecate or excrete waste products of metabolism. It involves bowel elimination and regular defecation at the proper place and time. See toilet training. Compare encopresis. BOWEL CONTROL: "As an important part of toilet training, bowel control needs to be learned by ages 3-4." Related Psychology Terms BOWEL CONTROL ELIMINATION DRIVE FECAL INCONTINENCE BLADDER CONTROL CONTINENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY TOILET TRAINING BOWEL DISORDERS ENCOPRESIS BIOLOGICALLY PRIMARY ABILITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOWEL CONTROL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bowel-control/ (accessed March 2, 2021).