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coprostasis

 [kop-ros´tah-sis]
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cop·ros·ta·sis

(kop-ros'tă-sis),
Rarely used term for fecal impaction.
[copro- + G. stasis, a standing]
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cop·ros·ta·sis

(kop-ros'tă-sis)
Impaction of feces in the colon and sometimes the small intestine.
[copro- + G. stasis, a standing]
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