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obstipation

 [ob″stĭ-pa´shun]
intractable constipation.

ob·sti·pa·tion

(ob'sti-pā'shŭn),
Intestinal obstruction; severe constipation.
[L. ob, against, + stipo, pp. -atus, to crowd]

obstipation

/ob·sti·pa·tion/ (ob″stĭ-pa´shun) intractable constipation.

obstipation

(ŏb′stə-pā′shən)
n.
Severe constipation caused by intestinal obstruction.

obstipation

[ob′stipā′shən]
Etymology: L, obstipare, to press
1 a condition of extreme and persistent constipation caused by obstruction in the intestinal system. See also constipation.
2 a process of blocking. obstipant, n., obstipate, v.

obstipation

(1) Intestinal obstruction or blockage. 
(2) Constipation, see there.

ob·sti·pa·tion

(ob'sti-pā'shŭn)
Intestinal obstruction; severe constipation.
[L. ob, against, + stipo, pp. -atus, to crowd]

obstipation

intractable constipation.
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Patients with freshly diagnosed gastrointestinal disorders may have dyspepsia (35%), bile disturbance (21%), obstipation (22%), intestinal bowel syndrome (IBS) (16%) and others (6%) (Fintelmann and MenBen 1996).
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At the time of admission, the patient had been having crampy abdominal pain with diarrhea, followed by the development of obstipation.
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