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Noun: congenital megacolon
  1. Congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves; there is little urge to defecate so the faeces accumulate and cause megacolon
    - Hirschsprung's disease

Derived forms: congenital megacolons

Type of: congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder

Encyclopedia: Congenital megacolon