nephroptosis

[n] - prolapse of the kidney
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nephroptosis

Prolapse of the kidney. ... Origin: nephro-+ G. Ptosis, a falling ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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nephroptosis

nephroptosia noun prolapse of the kidney
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nephroptosis

(nef″rop-to´sis) (nef″ro-to´sis) downward displacement of a kidney, usually found in young adult women, especially those who are thin and long-waisted; it can occur when kidney supports are weakened by a sudden strain or blow, or are congenitally defective. Although it may not produce seriou...
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nephroptosis

nephroptosis, nephroptosia 1. Prolapse or the downward displacement of the kidney. 2. The downward displacement of a kidney; also called 'floating kidney'.
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nephroptosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: nef′rop-tō′sis, -tō′sē-ă Definitions: 1. Prolapse of the kidney.
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Nephroptosis

Nephroptosis (also called floating kidney or renal ptosis) is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the pelvis when the patient stands up. It is more common in women than in men. It has been one of the most controversial conditions among doctors in both its diagnosis and its treatments. ==Cause== It is believed to result from d...
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