Medical Definition of Polycystic kidney

1. A progressive disease characterised by formation of multiple cysts of varying size scattered diffusely throughout both kidney's, resulting in compression and destruction of kidney parenchyma, usually with hypertension, gross haematuria, and uraemia; there are two major types: 1) with onset in infancy or early childhood, usually with autosomal recessive inheritance; 2) with onset in adulthood, with autosomal dominant inheritance. Synonym: polycystic disease of kidneys. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polycystic Kidney

polycrotic
polycrotism
polycrystal
polycrystalline
polycrystals
polycube
polycubes
polyculture
polycultures
polycyclic
polycyclic hydrocarbons
polycyclics
polycyesis
polycystic
polycystic disease of kidneys
polycystic kidney (current term)
polycystic kidney disease
polycystic ovarian disease
polycystic ovary
polycystid
polycystidea
polycystids
polycystina
polycystine
polycystines
polycythaemia
polycythaemia rubra vera

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