(British also defaecation)
The discharge of faeces from the body: the ulcer causes pain that occurs during defecation
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- This process continued until a sufficient number of defecations were observed and sample collection could commence.
- For example, strong fear, as with soldiers in battle, increases heart rates and blood pressure and may incite uncontrolled defecation or urination.
- Actually, raising pets stimulates dispute among many residents, due to the problem of animal defecation in public areas, and barking.
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