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Table. 1.

Bristol Stool Scale (Bristol Stool Chart)

Classification Description
Type 1 Separate hard lumps, like nuts (hard to pass)
Type 2 Sausage-shaped but lumpy
Type 3 Like a sausage but with cracks on its surface
Type 4 Like a sausage or snake, smooth and soft
Type 5 Soft blobs with clear-cut edges (passed easily)
Type 6 Fluffy pieces with ragged edges, a mushy stool
Type 7 Watery, no solid pieces. Entirely liquid
Korean J Gastroenterol 2022;80:17~27
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