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constipation
difficult passage of stool, infrequent defecation
defecation
evacuation of bowels
diarrhea
frequent passage of watery bowel movements
dysuria
painful urination
eurctation
passage of gas from oral cavity
fecal impaction
colon filled with hard or soft stool which can't be expelled, liquid stool can ooze around hardened mass.
feces
excrement
flatus
expelling of gas from anus
frequency
(urinary) urination at short intervals without increase in vol., r/t anxiety, infection, enlarged prostate, decreased bladder capacity
guaiac
hematest, hemocult. test on stool for occult blood
hemorrhoid
tortuous veins in anorectal area-- internal or external
melena
black tarry stool- r/t action of intestinal juices on free blood
peristalsis
wave-like movements in the gastrointestinal tract, heard in abdomen
stool
bowel movement, feces
suppository-
semisolid substance introduced into rectum, vagina, or urethra where it dissolves