[ hahy-droh-nuh-froh-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ nəˈfroʊ sɪs /
dilation of the branches and pelvic cavity of the kidney, caused by an accumulation of urine resulting from obstruction of normal outflow.
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Medical definitions for hydronephrosis
[ hī′drō-nə-frō′sĭs ]
The dilation of the pelvis and calices of one or both kidneys because of the accumulation of urine resulting from obstruction to urine outflow.uronephrosis
Other words from hydronephrosishy′dro•ne•phrot′ic (-frŏt′ĭk) adj.
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