megacolon definition

  • noun:
    • irregular dilatation of this colon, perhaps not brought on by mechanical obstruction.
    • A colon therefore enlarged.
    • an abnormal growth of this colon; may be congenital (like in Hirschsprung's infection) or obtained (as whenever children will not defecate)

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