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"Constipation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Infrequent or difficult evacuation of FECES. These symptoms are associated with a variety of causes, including low DIETARY FIBER intake, emotional or nervous disturbances, systemic and structural disorders, drug-induced aggravation, and infections.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Constipation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Constipation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1998 and 2012
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