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soiling

Encopresis Pediatrics The  involuntary passage of stools causing soiling of clothes by a child > age 4. See Encopresis, Fecal incontinence.
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soiling

Inappropriate discharge of faeces after the age of about 3 or 4. Soiling is usually accidental. Compare ENCOPRESIS.
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