pyelectasis

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

Medical Definition of pyelectasis

: dilation of the renal pelvis of a kidney

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