renal hypoplasia

re·nal hy·po·pla·si·a

an abnormally small kidney that is morphologically normal but has either a reduced number of nephrons or smaller nephrons.

re·nal hy·po·pla·si·a

(rē'năl hī'pō-plā'zē-ă)
An abnormally small kidney that is morphologically normal but has either a reduced number of nephrons or smaller ones.
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Ureteric bud apoptosis and renal hypoplasia in transgenic PAX2-Bax fetal mice mimics the renal-coloboma syndrome.
Morgan, from Fort William, was born with renal hypoplasia - abnormally small kidneys - after arriving seven weeks early and lost her sight following the transplant.
25-27) Mice with p53 deletion showed development abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tracts such as duplex ureter formation, renal hypoplasia or dysplasia, and impaired terminal differentiation of renal epithelia because of excessive apoptosis and decreased proliferation of the ureteric epithelium.
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Table 2 shows that the most commonly observed abnormalities associated with CKD development were Ochoa syndrome, renal hypoplasia, prune belly syndrome, and posterior urethral valves.
Renal abnormalities, including renal hypoplasia, hydronephrosis and duplication of the calyceal system, have been reported less frequently.
new" lethal multiple congenital anomaly syndrome: Joint contractures, cerebellar hypoplasia, renal hypoplasia, urogenital anomalies, tongue cysts, limb shortness, eye abnormalities, defects of the heart, gallbladder agenesis, and ear malformations.
1953) observed that maternal vitamin A deficiency resulted in renal hypoplasia in rats which was reported to have been prevented by vitamin A administration to pregnant animals.
It is in fact congenital renal hypoplasia characterised by a reduced number of, and hypertrophy of the nephrons.