Defecation


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defecation

[‚def·ə′kā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Industrial purification, or clarification, of sugar solutions.
(physiology)
The process by which fecal wastes that reach the lower colon and rectum are evacuated from the body.

Defecation

 

(biological), the discharge from the digestive tract of food remnants unassimilated by the body. In mammals and man, the term refers to the evacuation of the fecal mass from the large intestine. In defecation, the sphincters that close the rectum are reflexively relaxed, and the feces are discharged by peristaltic movements of the large intestine and the rectum. The center for the defecation reflex is in the lumbar region of the spinal cord. Voluntary influences that excite or inhibit defecation come from the brain.

Defecation

(dreams)
Dreams that include excretory functions usually represent cleansing and emotional release. Look at all of the details of the dream in order to obtain meaning. Ask yourself which emotions you may be releasing: anxiety, anger, mockery, annoyance, etc. Some very old folklore interpretations suggest that dreaming of feces is a good omen that suggests a financial gain.
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He said the ministry was putting measures in place to launch a national campaign to end open defecation in June 2018 to create awareness on its dangers and what can be done to reverse the trend.
A significant association was also seen with hand washing habits and place of defecation.
In some cases, conditions that cause discomfort while defecating, such as constipation or arthritis (which may cause pain when a kitty postures to defecate), can cause a cat to develop a negative association between the litter box where he normally defecates and the discomfort experienced during defecation, and this may drive him to avoid the litter box in an effort to avoid the discomfort.
edu/medicine/surgery/gastrointestinal/faculty/chu) Daniel Chu , and two stalwart undergraduates, Candice Kaminski and Morgan LaMarca, who filmed defecation and hand-picked feces from 34 mammalian species at (https://zooatlanta.
A senior NDMC official told M AIL T ODAY , " While we do not suffer a chronic open- defecation problem, the railway line is an irritant.
Defecation is stimulated by meals and follows a regular circadian rhythm, with almost no bowel activity at night.
The Cambodia Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Program (CRSHIP) has involved 2,008 villages, but so far only 634 have declared themselves defecation free and been recognised as such by the Rural Development Ministry, which is working together with Plan and local authorities, he said.
Role of proper hand wash before each meals and after defecation, use of soap in hand washing use of soil in hand washing use of Ashes in hand washing and their association with incidence of gastrointestinal disease as this study was done on an aided programme so every household belongs to low socioeconomic group by evaluating Kuppuswami's classification.
A 23-year-old woman who was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) comes to your clinic with complaints of increased frequency of defecation with watery stools and generalized, cramping abdominal pain.
The certificate of a "zero open defecation community" was awarded to Barangay Lamod, a Teduray-dominated village located at the boundary of Nuro, Upi, and South Upi towns.
Nearly half of those people, especially those living in rural areas, practiced open defecation (i.