nephrotic syndrome(redirected from Epstein, A.A.)
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A condition in which the glomerulus part of the nephron within kidneys does not work properly and protein escapes from the blood into urine, and fluid accumulates in body tissues.
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|Noun||1.||nephrotic syndrome - a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases|
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
n. síndrome nefrótico, afección del riñón caracterizada por un exceso de pérdida de proteína.