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Medical Term:

evacuation

Pronunciation: e-vak'yu-a'shun

Definition:

  1. Removal of material, especially wastes from the bowels by defecation.
  2. Removal of air from a closed vessel; production of a vacuum.

Synonym(s): stool2

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