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Definition of "laxation" []

  • The act of loosening or slackening, or the state of being loosened or slackened. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "laxation" in a sentence
  • "Does she really mean to imply that humankind was plagued by constipation from the dawn of time until the advent of “superior laxation of whole wheat” circa 450 B.C."
  • "Besides taking part in this composition, the bran, being in a great measure insoluble, passes in bulk through the bowels, assisting daily laxation -- a most important consideration."
  • "It combines proteid elements for building up the muscles; hydro-carbons and carbo-hydrates for heating the body and suppyling the requisite energy for work; mineral matters for bone and teeth; and lastly, a certain amount of "filling" material to occupy the stomach and bowels, cause daily laxation, and so carry away the bile and various other digestive juices, the retention of which means disease."