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Medical Term:

tubulorrhexis

Pronunciation: tu'byu-lo-rek'sis

Definition: A pathologic process characterized by necrosis of the epithelial lining in localized segments of renal tubules, with focal rupture or loss of the basement membrane.

[tubule + G. rhexis, a breaking]

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