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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.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Constipation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Constipation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 263 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 24 publications in 2017
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