"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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Constipation".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Constipation".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Constipation" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Constipation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.