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Meaning of LAXATION

Pronunciation:  lak'seyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of making something less tight
  2. [n]  the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
 

LAXATION is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: defecation, loosening, shitting
 
 Antonyms: tightening
 
 See Also: adjustment, alteration, bm, bowel movement, dump, elimination, evacuation, excreting, excretion, haematochezia, hematochezia, modification, movement, shit, undoing, unfastening, untying, urochesia, urochezia, voiding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lax*a"tion\, n. [L. laxatio, fr. laxare to loosen, fr.
laxus loose, slack.]
The act of loosening or slackening, or the state of being
loosened or slackened.

 

 

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