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megacolon

 [meg″ah-ko´lon]
dilatation and hypertrophy of the colon.
Megacolon. From McKinney et al., 2000
acquired megacolon colonic enlargement associated with chronic constipation, but with normal ganglion cell innervation.
acute megacolon toxic megacolon.
aganglionic megacolon (congenital megacolon) Hirschsprung's disease.
toxic megacolon acute dilatation of the colon associated with amebic dysentery or ulcerative colitis; called also acute megacolon.

mac·ro·co·lon

(mak'rō-kō'lon),
A sigmoid colon of unusual length; a variety of megacolon.

macrocolon

/mac·ro·co·lon/ (-ko´lon) megacolon.

mac·ro·co·lon

(mak'rō-kō'lǒn)
A sigmoid colon of unusual length; a variety of megacolon.

macrocolon