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constipated
American English: /ˈkɑnstəˌpeɪdəd/
British English: /ˈkɒnstɪpeɪtɪd/

Translation of constipated in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • For instance, women often don't take iron pills in pregnancy because they get constipated and assume that this is the effect of the iron.
    • This might happen after a very large meal, during pregnancy, if you are constipated, or when you wear tight-waisted clothes or bend forward.
    • In a constipated infant, it may be necessary to perform colonic irrigation with limited amounts of sterile saline.

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