glomerulonephritis


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Related to glomerulonephritis: nephrotic syndrome, acute glomerulonephritis

glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

 (glō-mĕr′yə-lō-nə-frī′tĭs)
n.
A form of nephritis characterized by inflammation of the renal glomeruli.

glomerulonephritis

(ɡlɒˌmɛrʊləʊnɪˈfraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) any of various kidney diseases in which the glomeruli are affected

glo•mer•u•lo•ne•phri•tis

(gloʊˌmɛr yə loʊ nəˈfraɪ tɪs, glə-)

n.
a kidney disease affecting the capillaries of the glomeruli, characterized by albuminuria, edema, and hypertension.
[1885–90]

glomerulonephritis

Inflammation of the glomeruli (part of the kidneys’ filtering network).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glomerulonephritis - nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema
Bright's disease, nephritis - an inflammation of the kidney
Translations

glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

n. glomerulonefritis, enfermedad de Bright, infl. del glomérulo renal.

glomerulonephritis

n glomerulonefritis f
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