aganglionosis
The state of being without ganglia; e.g., absence of ganglion cells from the myenteric plexus as a characteristic of congenital megacolon. [G. a- priv. + ganglion + -osis, condition]

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agan·gli·on·o·sis (a-gang″gle-on-oґsis) [a-1 + ganglion + -osis] congenital absence of parasympathetic ganglion cells, as in congenital megacolon.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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