noun. accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter.
- hydro- (English)
- ὑδρο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- nephrosis (English)
- -osis (English)
Sentences with hydronephrosis
1. Noun, singular or mass
A dark spot in the corresponding kidney area can be seen in patients with kidney hydronephrosis, which is a swelling of the kidneys sometimes caused by kidney stones.