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aganglionic

 [a-gang″gle-on´ik]
lacking ganglion cells.
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a·gan·gli·on·ic

(ā-gang-glē-on'ik),
Without ganglia.
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aganglionic

(ā-găng′glē-ŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Lacking the presence of ganglia.
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a·gan·gli·on·ic

(ā'gang-glē-on'ik)
Without ganglia.
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Mucosal immune function beyond aganglionic colon declined before histological change emerged.
Moreover, laparoscopic assisted pullthrough for the definitive treatment is known to be associated with faster recovery period and fewer perioperative complications, as it reduces the adhesion formation and offers the possibility of a better mobilization and dissection of the aganglionic colon [11, 12].
Absence of NADPH-diaphorase activity has been reported in the aganglionic colon in patients with Hirschsprung disease, and absent or reduced NADPH-diaphorase activity was reported in the nerves within the hypertrophied circular muscle in patients with pyloric stenosis.[14,24,25]