Definition of bowel movement in English:

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bowel movement

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noun

1An act of defecation.
Example sentences
  • Many people think that normal means having one bowel movement every day, but that's not always true.
  • There are, however, several signs that a bowel movement is abnormal and should be discussed with a physician.
  • Straining during a bowel movement increases pressure on the veins around the anus and can lead to hemorrhoids.
1.1The feces discharged in an act of defecation.

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Syllabification: bow·el move·ment

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