typhlectasis

typhlectasis

 [tif-lek´tah-sis]
distention of the cecum.
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typh·lec·ta·sis

(tif-lek'tă-sis),
Dilation of the cecum.
[G. typhlon, cecum, + ektasis, a stretching out]
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typhlectasis

An obsolete term for distension or dilation of the colon; it is not used in the working medical parlance.
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typh·lec·ta·sis

(tif-lek'tă-sis)
Dilation of the cecum.
[G. typhlon, cecum, + ektasis, a stretching out]
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