encopresis


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encopresis

(ˌɛnkəʊˈpriːsɪs)
n
(Psychiatry) involuntary discharge of faeces, esp when associated with psychiatric disturbance
[C20: from New Latin, from Greek en-2 + copr(o)-, + -esis as in enuresis]
encopretic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encopresis - involuntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness
folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
Translations
encoprésie

en·cop·re·sis

n. encopresis, incontinencia de heces fecales.
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