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Hydrocalycosis

Hydrocalycosis
a usually symptomless anomaly of the renal calix that is dilated from obstruction of the infundibulum; usually discovered incidentally at pyelography or autopsy; may become infected.
Origin: hydro– g. Kalyx, cup of a flower


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