Hirschsprung's disease Hirsch·sprung's disease (hērsh'sprŭngz', -pr&oobreve;ngz')
See congenital megacolon.
|congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves; there is little urge to defecate so the feces accumulate and cause megacolon|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|