Definition of bowel movement in English:

bowel movement

Syllabification: bow·el move·ment

noun

  • 1An act of defecation.
    More 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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