megacystis-megaureter syndrome


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megacystis-megaureter syndrome

 [meg″ah-sis´tis meg″ah-u-re´ter]
chronic ureteral dilatation associated with hypotonia and dilatation of the bladder (megacystis) and gaping of the ureteral orifices (megaureter), permitting vesicoureteric reflux of urine, and resulting in chronic pyelonephritis.
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