laxation

Definitions of laxation
  1. noun
    the act of making something less tight
    synonyms: loosening
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    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)
  2. noun
    the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
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    types:
    bm, bowel movement, movement
    a euphemism for defecation
    haematochezia, hematochezia
    passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)
    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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