megacolon

noun
mega·​co·​lon | \ ˈmeg-ə-ˌkō-lən How to pronounce megacolon (audio) \

Medical Definition of megacolon

: extreme dilation of the colon that may be congenital or acquired — see hirschsprung's disease

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“Megacolon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/megacolon. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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