obstipation


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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