oligomeganephronia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oligo- +‎ mega- +‎ nephro- +‎ -n- +‎ -ia

Noun[edit]

oligomeganephronia (usually uncountable, plural oligomeganephronias)

  1. (pathology) A kidney disease characterised by a larger nephrons that are reduced in number
    • 2015 July 9, Ying Maggie Chen, Helen Liapis, “Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: molecular genetics and targeted therapies”, in BMC Nephrology[1], volume 16, DOI:10.1186/s12882-015-0090-9:
      For example, oligomeganephronia, unilateral renal agenesis, renal dysplasia, reflux nephropathy, secondary to surgical or traumatic ablation, chronic allograft nephropathy, and other causes of nephron loss lead to FSGS.