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bowel movementnoun [C]

uk   us   polite expression
(used ​especially by ​doctors and ​nurses) the ​act of ​emptying the ​contents of the ​bowels, or the ​material that is ​emptied
(Definition of bowel movement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bowel movementnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑʊ·əl ˌmuv·mənt, ˈbɑʊl/
the ​excretion of ​solidwaste from the ​body
(Definition of bowel movement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (尤为医护人员用语)排便…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤為醫護人員用語)排便…
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