Definition of Obstipation

1. Noun. Severe constipation resulting from an obstruction in the intestines.

Generic synonyms: Constipation, Irregularity
Derivative terms: Obstipate



Definition of Obstipation

1. n. The act of stopping up, as a passage.

Definition of Obstipation

1. Noun. severe constipation caused by intestinal obstruction ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Obstipation

1. Intractable constipation. Origin: L. Obstipatio This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obstipation

obstetrics
obstetricy
obstinacies
obstinacy
obstinance
obstinances
obstinancies
obstinancy
obstinant
obstinate
obstinately
obstinateness
obstinatenesses
obstination
obstipate
obstipation (current term)
obstipations
obstreperosity
obstreperous
obstreperously
obstreperousness
obstriction
obstrictions
obstropulous
obstruct
obstructed
obstructer
obstructers
obstructing
obstructing the field

Literary usage of Obstipation

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1. Clinical Medicine: A Systematic Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of by Austin Flint (1879)
"The most remarkable of the cases of long-continued obstipation, with a single exception, was reported by Dr. Thomas D. Strong, of Westfield, NY, in 1874. ..."

2. Intestinal Ills: Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenic Poisons by Alcinous Burton Jamison (1901)
"DIET FOR CONSTIPATION AND obstipation. DIET is too often a makeshift for ignorance, or it may be an "aid until the cause of indigestion is removed ; or if ..."

3. Intestinal Ills; Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons by Alcinous Burton Jamison (1901)
"DIET FOR CONSTIPATION AND obstipation. DIET is too often a makeshift for ignorance, or it may be an aid until the cause of indigestion is removed ; or if ..."

4. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"In obstipation of the cecum Höhne repeatedly gives 50 gni. of aloes at ... Massage alone is usually not successful, except in obstipation of the small ..."

5. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"obstipation. INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION. Definition.—An infrequent or difficult evacuation of feces which are abnormally dry or hard; or may be retained. ..."

6. Chronic Constipation and Allied Conditions, Pathology, Etiology, Diagnosis by James Alexander MacMillan (1908)
"Definition of obstipation—Causes of Partial Obstruction ... obstipation is a condition in which there is a partial obstruction to the passage of feces. ..."

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