1. Congenital, nonobstructive enlargement of renal calyces.
2. Excessively large number of calyces.
[mega- + G. kalyx, cup of a flower, + -osis, condition]
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In this study, we report a case of SGS with congenital megacalycosis with a disease causing mutation.
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