megacolon(redirected from acute megacolon)
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|Noun||1.||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
n. megacolon, colon anormalmente agrandado;
congenital ___ → ___ congénito.