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b525 Defecation functions

Functions of elimination of wastes and undigested food as faeces and related functions.

Inclusions
functions of elimination, faecal consistency, frequency of defecation; faecal continence, flatulence; impairments such as constipation, diarrhoea, watery stool and anal sphincter incompetence or incontinence
Exclusions
digestive functions (b515); assimilation functions (b520); sensations associated with the digestive system (b535);

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