renal hypoplasia

n.

An abnormally small kidney that is morphologically normal but has either a reduced number of nephrons or smaller nephrons.

Nearby words

  1. renal fascia,
  2. renal ganglion,
  3. renal glycosuria,
  4. renal hematuria,
  5. renal hypertension,
  6. renal osteodystrophy,
  7. renal papilla,
  8. renal pelvis,
  9. renal pyramid,
  10. renal rickets


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