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mono- +‎ kidney

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monokidney (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) The condition of having a single kidney instead of the usual two.
    • 2015 August 8, “Aggravated Cardiac Remodeling post Aortocaval Fistula in Unilateral Nephrectomized Rats”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0134579:
      Special medical care and education should be afforded to living kidney donors and people with congenital monokidney, especially in pregnancy and other high-output situations like in patients with hyperthyroidism and arteriovenous fistula to avoid/correct volume overload conditions and to attenuate the negative consequences of volume overload in this special population.