noun. Challenging or irregular expelling of fecal matter. The average occurrence of such in humans ranges from three times daily to once every three days. The cause may be of psychogenic or diseased natures, or of material blockage.

CONSTIPATION: "Constipation had taken it's toll on Jerry for four days and he finally sought his doctor's advice on the issue."
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