Costiveness

• (n.) Inability to express one`s self; stiffness. • (n.) An unnatural retention of the fecal matter of the bowels; constipation.
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Costiveness

Cos'tive¬∑ness noun 1. An unnatural retention of the fecal matter of the bowels; constipation. 2. Inability to express one's self; stiffness. [ Obsolete] « A reverend disputant of the same costiveness in public elocution with myself. Wakefield. »
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Costiveness

Another word for constipation, a condition resulting from slow moving wastes through the colon. Causes include: lack of fiber; lack of fluids; side effect of iron supplements, pain killers, and antidepressants; and pregnancy.
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Costiveness

constipation
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costiveness

Synonym for constipation ... <gastroenterology> Infrequent or difficult evacuation of the faeces. ... Origin: L. Constipatio = a crowding together ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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costiveness

Type: Term Pronunciation: kos′tiv-ness Synonyms: constipation
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