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backflow

 [bak´flo]
reflux or regurgitation (def. 1).
pyelovenous backflow drainage from the renal pelvis into the venous system occurring under certain conditions of back pressure.

back·flow

(bak'flō),
The reversal of the normal flow of a fluid or current.
See also: regurgitation, retrograde.

backflow

/back·flow/ (-flo) reflux or regurgitation (1).
pyelovenous backflow  drainage from the renal pelvis into the venous system occurring under certain conditions of back pressure.

back·flow

(bak'flō)
The reversal of the normal flow of a current.
See also: regurgitation

backflow

abnormal backward flow of fluids; regurgitation. See also reflux.

pyelovenous backflow
drainage from the renal pelvis into the venous system occurring under certain conditions of back pressure.
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