pseudocoprostasis

pseu·do·cop·ro·sta·sis

(sū'dō-kop'rō-stā'sis)
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]
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Longer-haired cats are prone to a different type of constipation--a condition called pseudocoprostasis, says Dr.
Longer-haired dogs are prone to a different type of constipation--a condition called pseudocoprostasis. "These dogs are straining to defecate because of matted hair covering their anus, not because of any problem with their intestinal tract.