megacolon

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Noun1.megacolon - an abnormal enlargement of the colon; can be congenital (as in Hirschsprung's disease) or acquired (as when children refuse to defecate)
colon - the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
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mégacôlon

meg·a·co·lon

n. megacolon, colon anormalmente agrandado;
congenital ______ congénito.

megacolon

n megacolon m
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