pyelectasis

noun
py·​el·​ec·​ta·​sis | \ ˌpī-əl-ˈek-tə-səs How to pronounce pyelectasis (audio) \
plural pyelectases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce pyelectasis (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyelectasis

: dilation of the renal pelvis of a kidney

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“Pyelectasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyelectasis. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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