Definition of Constipating

1. Verb. (present participle of constipate) ¹



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Definition of Constipating

1. constipate [v] - See also: constipate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Constipating

constellations
constellatory
conster
constered
constering
consternate
consternated
consternates
consternating
consternation
consternations
consters
constipate
constipates
constipating (current term)
constipation
constipations
constituative promoter
constituencies
constituency
constituent
constituent(a)
constituent countries
constituent country
constituent enzyme
constituently
constituents
constitutable
constitute

Literary usage of Constipating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diseases of the digestive organs: With Special Reference to Their Diagnosis by Charles Dettie Aaron (1921)
"constipating DIET. A constipating diet is one which will not stimulate ... A constipating diet, which in effect is equivalent to a non-irritating diet, ..."

2. Eating for Health and Efficiency by Rasmus Larssen Alsaker (1917)
"CHAPTER 23 constipating FOODS WE shall begin by quoting an important part from ... There are many foods that are not in themselves constipating, but their ..."

3. Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1921)
"constipating Diet.—For use after rectal and low intestinal operations. First four days applicable to hemorrhoids and fistula-in-ano cases. ..."

4. Diet lists of the Presbyterian hospital, New York city by Herbert Swift Carter (1919)
"constipating DIET Applicable to resection of lower ileum, colon, sigmoid and rectum. First four days applicable to hemorrhoids and fistula in ano cases. ..."

5. How Nature Cures: Comprising a New System of Hygiene; Also the Natural Food by Emmet Densmore (1892)
"... which undoubtedly have to do with the constipating tendencies of a cereal diet. The first law of the animal economy is to provide for nutrition. ..."

6. New York Dissector: Quarterly Journal of Medicine, Surgery, Magnetism (1848)
"... while it is free from a constipating, and some other of their bad effects. Administered with due regard to the stage of the disease, habits of life, ..."

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