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Medical Term:

Bristol stool form scale


Definition: a classification of stool form used in judging bowel problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, ranging from small, hard, difficult-to-pass lumps to purely liquid stools, with seven gradations.

[Bristol Royal Infirmary, U.K.]

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