n. irregularities in bowel control such as diarrhea and constipation. When these occur frequently, they are usually a response to poor diet and medication or, otherwise, to anxiety and stress. See chronic constipation. Also irritable bowel syndrome- ulcerative colitis.

BOWEL DISORDERS: "When bowel disorders go from transient to chronic, you ought to go for a medical check."
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