nephroptosis


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nephroptosis

(ˌnɛfrɒpˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) the medical condition in which the kidney does not remain fixed in its proper location but has abnormal mobility. Also called: floating kidney
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Noun1.nephroptosis - prolapse of the kidney
descensus, prolapse, prolapsus - the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)
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neph·rop·to·sis

, nephroptosia
n. nefroptosis, prolapso del riñón.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nephroptosis is rarely seen affecting the right kidney in majority of cases.
Retroperitoneoscopic nephropexy for symptomatic nephroptosis using a modified three-point fixation technique.