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Definition of Rectal incontinence

Rectal incontinence: Inability to hold feces in the rectum due to failure of voluntary control over the anal sphincters with involuntary passage of feces and gas. Also called fecal incontinence.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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