Obstipation
Obstipation Ob`sti*pa"tion, n. [L. obstipatio a close pressure; ob (see {Ob-}) + stipare to press.] 1. The act of stopping up, as a passage. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Extreme constipation. [Obs.] --Hooper. [1913 Webster]


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  • Obstipation — Obstipation, soviel wie Stuhlverstopfung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Obstipation — (lat.), Stuhlverstopfung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Obstipation — Obstipation, lat. deutsch, Hartleibigkeit: obstipat, hartleibig …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Obstipation — Obstipation,die:⇨Stuhlverstopfung …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • obstipation — (n.) 1590s, from L. obstipationem (nom. obstipatio), noun of action from *obstipare action of blocking or stopping up, from ob (see OB (Cf. ob )) + stipare to press together, to pack (see STIFF (Cf. stiff) (adj.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • obstipation — [äb΄stə pā′shən] n. [L obstipatio < L ob (see OB ) + stipare, to cram, pack: see STIFF] Med. severe and persistent constipation …   English World dictionary

  • Obstipation — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 K59.0 Obstipation …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • obstipation — /ob steuh pay sheuhn/, n. Med. obstinate constipation. [1590 1600; < LL obstipation (s. of obstipatio) close pressure, equiv. to ob OB + stipat(us) (ptp. of stipare to press) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • Obstipation — Verstopfung * * * Ob|sti|pa|ti|on auch: Obs|ti|pa|ti|on 〈f. 20; Med.〉 Verstopfung [zu lat. obstipare „verstopfen“] * * * Ob|s|ti|pa|ti|on, die; , en [spätlat. obstipatio = das Gedrängtsein] (Med.): Stuhlverstopfung. * * * Obstipation  … …   Universal-Lexikon

  • obstipation — noun severe constipation caused by intestinal obstruction See Also: constipation, obstipative …   Wiktionary

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