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An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.

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Tree Number(s): C23.888.821.214

MeSH Unique ID: D003967

Entry Terms:

  • Diarrheas

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