pseudomegacolon


pseudomegacolon
Enlargement of the distal colon with sluggish muscular function without the neurologic abnormalities of congenital megacolon (Hirschsprung disease).

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pseu·do·mega·co·lon -'meg-ə-.kō-lən n abnormal dilatation of the colon occurring in adults <\pseudomegacolon resulting from chronic constipation>

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pseu·do·mega·co·lon (soo″do-megґə-ko″lən) acquired megacolon.

Medical dictionary. 2011.