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percentage of study population developing colonic aganglionosis during a period of time (CMO:0001839)
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percentage of study population developing colonic aganglionosis during a period of time 
The number of new cases of colonic aganglionosis appearing in a study population during a certain period compared to the total number of individuals in the study population, expressed as a percentage. Colonic aganglionosis is the absence of parasympathetic ganglion cells in any or all of the myenteric plexus, a network of autonomic nerve fibers within the tunica muscularis of the wall of the alimentary canal in general and of the colon in particular. The colon is the segment of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum.
percentage of study population displaying colonic aganglionosis at a point in time 

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: Hirschsprung disease incidence ;   colonic aganglionosis incidence ;   intestinal aganglionosis incidence
Xrefs: MESH:D006627
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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