fecal incontinence


fecal incontinence
Inability to hold stool in the rectum.

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  • Incontinence, rectal — Inability to hold feces in the rectum due to failure of voluntary control over the anal sphincters with involuntary passage of feces and gas. Also called fecal incontinence …   Medical dictionary

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