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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Constipation" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Constipation
Constipation (also known as costiveness Constipation is a common cause of painful defecation. Severe constipation includes obstipation (failure to pass stools or gas) and fecal impaction, which can progress to bowel obstruction and become life-threatening. - See link

 

Constipation in Spanish is Estreñimiento
El estreñimiento (del latín stringĕre, apretar, comprimir) es una condición que consiste en la falta de movimiento regular de los intestinos, lo que produce una defecación infrecuente o con esfuerzo, generalmente de heces escasas y duras. La frecuencia defecatoria normal varía entre personas, desde un par de veces al día hasta tres veces a la semana. Puede considerarse un trastorno según altere o no la calidad de vida. - See link

 

More information about Constipation in other websites
Definition of Constipation in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Constipation in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Constipation - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Constipation - See link.

 

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