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Descriptor English: Defecation
Descriptor Spanish: Defecación
Descriptor Portuguese: Defecação
Descriptor French: Défécation
Entry term(s): Defecations
Tree number(s): G10.261.165
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003672
Scope note: The normal process of elimination of fecal material from the RECTUM.
Annotation: do not confuse with INTESTINAL ELIMINATION
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Constipation MeSH
Defecography MeSH
Diarrhea MeSH
Fecal Incontinence MeSH
DeCS ID: 3685
Unique ID: D003672
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Defecation - Preferred
Concept UI M0005746
Scope note The normal process of elimination of fecal material from the RECTUM.
Preferred term Defecation
Entry term(s) Defecations



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