constipation

Pronunciation: (KON-stih-PAY-shun)

A condition in which stool becomes hard, dry, and difficult to pass, and bowel movements don’t happen very often. Other symptoms may include painful bowel movements, and feeling bloated, uncomfortable, and sluggish.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2005-01-24ConstipationGastrointestinal ComplicationsEstreñimientoComplicaciones gastrointestinales