ureterectasia

Dilation of a ureter. SYN: hydroureter, megaloureter. [ureter + G. ektasis, a stretching out]

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ure·ter·ec·ta·sia (u-re″tər-ək-taґzhə) ureterectasis.

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  • ureterectasia — dilatación del ureter [ICD 10: N20.1] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • hydroureter — SYN: ureterectasia. * * * hy·dro·ure·ter .hī drō yu̇r ət ər n abnormal distension of the ureter with urine * * * n. an accumulation of urine in one of the tubes (ureters) leading from the kidneys to the bladder. The ureter becomes swollen and the …   Medical dictionary

  • megaloureter — SYN: ureterectasia. SYN: megaureter. * * * meg·a·lo·ure·ter (meg″ə lo″u reґtər) megaureter …   Medical dictionary

  • ureterectasis — ure·ter·ec·ta·sis .yu̇r ət ər ek tə səs, yu̇ .rēt ər n, pl ta·ses .sēz dilation of a ureter * * * ure·ter·ec·ta·sis (u re″tər ekґtə sis) [ureter + ectasis] distention of the ureter, such as in megaureter or hydroureter. Called… …   Medical dictionary

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