Pseudocoprostasis | definition of pseudocoprostasis by Medical dictionary
veterinary medicine Impaction of feces in the colon due to an external blockage of the anus, usually due to matted hair covering the anus.
[pseudo- + coprostasis]
constipation caused by matting of haircoat around the anus that impedes passage of feces. Seen in longhaired dogs and cats.
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Longer-haired cats are prone to a different type of constipation--a condition called pseudocoprostasis
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Longer-haired dogs are prone to a different type of constipation--a condition called pseudocoprostasis