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hydronephrosis

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noun hy·dro·ne·phro·sis \-ni-ˈfrō-səs\

Medical Definition of hydronephrosis

plural

hydronephroses

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  1. :  cystic distension of the kidney caused by the accumulation of urine in the renal pelvis as a result of obstruction to outflow and accompanied by atrophy of the kidney structure and cyst formation


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