Usage examples for defecation

  1. Even with the aid of powerful cathartics, given in doses suitable for an adult rather than a child, defecation took place only once every three or four days, and was so exceedingly painful as to elicit cries of pain from the child. – The Electric Bath by George M. Schweig
  2. 3. Now as spiritual wisdom in itself is of such a nature that it becomes more and more warmed with the love of growing wise, and by virtue of this love increases to eternity; and as this is effected in proportion as it is perfected by a kind of defecation, castigation, rectification, acution, decantation, and sublimation, and this by elevating and abstracting the intellect from the fallacies of the senses, and the will from the allurements of the body; it is evident that conjugial love, whose parent is wisdom, is in like manner rendered successively more and more pure, and thereby chaste. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  3. Effects of spinal injuries on the processes of defecation and micturition. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  4. As a result of this injury the patient may have severe pain on sitting or walking, and during defecation. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  5. Trousseau advises non- smokers who suffer from chronic constipation to smoke a cigarette fasting, a practice which, according to him, stimulates defecation. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  6. Any mother, caretaker, or nurse, who will take the time to keep a daily record of the hours of defecation and urination, will observe the time carefully and will catch the child on nearly every occasion before an accident occurs. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  7. The pain is aggravated by movements, especially such as involve sudden and violent contraction of the lumbar and abdominal muscles, for example, coughing, sneezing, or straining during defecation. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  8. The same system of muscles comprising those of the thorax, abdomen and perinaeum, performs consentaneously the acts of respiration, vomiting, defecation and micturition. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  9. There is paralysis of one or both of the hind legs, difficult urination and defecation, labored breathing, discharge from the eyes and nose, extreme thirst, and gradual extension of paralysis to other parts of the body. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  10. Involuntary urination and defecation. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  11. Deciding to relax there, and to be at one with the odor that no reticent grievance locked within his mind could rectify, it became him amusingly the way the peculiar smell of defecation would at last be agreeable to the noses of hounds. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills