hydronephrosis love

Definitions

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  • n. distension of the kidneys due to obstruction in the flow of urine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An accumulation of urine in the pelvis of the kidney, occasioned by obstruction in the urinary passages.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a condition produced by obstruction of the outflow of the urine through the ureter, so that the ureter and the renal pelvis become greatly distended.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter

Etymologies

hydro- +‎ nephrosis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He has a condition called hydronephrosis which is totally treatable and not bad, but it does cause an increse in getting UTI's.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • “My older son was born with hydronephrosis, which is a kinked ureter,” so his kidney is only partially functioning.

    ...With Functioning Kidneys for All

  • Mason was born with a condition called "hydronephrosis," which is a fancy way of saying one of his kidneys doesn't drain properly.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Initial ultrasound evaluation at 20 weeks gestation revealed a male fetus with a significantly enlarged bladder, severely decreased amniotic fluid volume (oligohydramnios) and bilateral hydronephrosis.

    Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)

  • Morin L, Cendron M, Crombleholme TM, Garmel SH, Klauber G, D'Alton ME: Minimal hydronephrosis in the fetus: clinical significance and implications for management.

    Obstructive Uropathy, Fetal Intervention for Obstructive Uropathy

  • Adzick NS, Harrison MR: Fetal surgery for congenital hydronephrosis.

    Obstructive Uropathy, Fetal Intervention for Obstructive Uropathy

  • He has hydronephrosis in one kidney, which we actually discovered in an ultrasound before he was born.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • We would be looking for hydrocephalus, an endocardial cushion defect or abdominal wall defect, nuchal fold thickening, a short or absent nasal bone, hydronephrosis, echogenic bowel, shortened humeri or femurs—all markers used in the ultrasound diagnosis of Down syndrome.

    Handle with Care

  • I think the reason I am much more relaxed this time around is because we didn't have the worry of health issues like we did with Christos - with his hydronephrosis.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • I am thankful and so happy to say that Christos has outgrow the hydronephrosis... and all that is behind us.

    Archive 2009-01-01

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