Exstrophy



[ek-struh-fee] /ˈɛk strə fi/

noun, plural exstrophies.
1.
Pathology. a birth defect resulting in the eversion of an organ:
exstrophy of the bladder.
/ˈɛkstrəfɪ/
noun
1.
(med) congenital eversion of a hollow organ, esp the urinary bladder

exstrophy ex·stro·phy (ěk’strə-fē)
n.
A congenital turning out or eversion of a hollow organ.

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