laxation

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: laxation

1
n
the act of making something less tight
2
n
the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: laxation
1

n the act of making something less tight

Synonyms:
loosening
Antonyms:
tightening
the act of making something tighter
Types:
undoing, unfastening, untying
loosening the ties that fasten something
Type of:
adjustment, alteration, modification
the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
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n the elimination of fecal waste through the anus

Synonyms:
defecation, shitting
Types:
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bm, bowel movement, movement
a euphemism for defecation
haematochezia, hematochezia
passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)
dump, shit
a coarse term for defecation
urochesia, urochezia
passage of urine from the anus
Type of:
elimination, evacuation, excreting, excretion, voiding
the bodily process of discharging waste matter
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