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What does it mean when you dream about defecation?

The act of defecating in a dream can indicate that one has unloaded something one has been carrying around. Alternatively, natural self-expression. We can also feel “defecated on.” From a psychoanalytic point of view, toilet training is a major step in one’s development, so defecating has multiple interpretations.

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84 per cent families in the state have toilets at home whereas the rest are still compelled to defecate in the open.
If he were to defecate, the police should have dropped by the nearest police station.
For cats who strain to defecate and then pass foreign material like grass or hair, the situation may not be urgent," says Dr.
These dogs are straining to defecate because of matted hair covering their anus, not because of any problem with their intestinal tract.
At the meeting, a joint report by the World Health Organisation and the Unicef was also cited which said a whopping 597 million people in India defecate in the open.
Training a dog not to defecate in public is the only long term answer.
The uproar began last month when Bashir suggested that someone should defecate in Palin's mouth because of a remark the former vice presidential candidate made comparing the United States' indebtedness to China with slavery.
BRITISH journalist Martin Bashir quit his US TV show yesterday for suggesting someone should defecate in Sarah Palin's mouth.
WORRYING TREND At least six million people in South Sudan still defecate in open places, a practice likely to escalate the risk in escalation of water and sanitation-related diseases in the young nation, health experts have warned.
Herbivores are therefore crucial for the seed dispersal of many plants, as they either drop or regurgitate their food, or defecate later on.
Absolutely not, unless you think watching someone defecate in a golf bunker might be hilarious.
A prisoner was forced to defecate in a plastic bag in his cell while others have thrown pots of urine from cell windows because of a lack of night-time toilet facilities, inspectors have said.