Definition of Hydronephrosis in English :

Define Hydronephrosis in English

Hydronephrosis meaning in English

Meaning of Hydronephrosis in English

Pronunciation of Hydronephrosis in English

Hydronephrosis pronunciation in English

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1. hydronephrosis

accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter

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nounWord forms: plural hydronephroses
a swelling of a kidney due to an obstruction of urine flow in the urinary tract

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n. pl. hy·dro·ne·phro·ses (-sēz)
The dilation of the pelvis and calyces of one or both kidneys because of the accumulation of urine resulting from obstruction of urine outflow.

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