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ne·phrop·a·thy

 (nə-frŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ne·phrop·a·thies
A disease or abnormality of the kidney.

neph′ro·path′ic (nĕf′rə-păth′ĭk) adj.

nephropathy

(nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) kidney disease or malfunction

ne•phrop•a•thy

(nəˈfrɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease of the kidney.
[1915–20]
neph•ro•path•ic (ˌnɛf rəˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephropathy - a disease affecting the kidneys
Bright's disease, nephritis - an inflammation of the kidney
nephroangiosclerosis, nephrosclerosis - kidney disease that is usually associated with hypertension; sclerosis of the renal arterioles reduces blood flow that can lead to kidney failure and heart failure
PKD, polycystic kidney disease - kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
polyuria - renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
renal insufficiency - insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys
uropathy - any pathology of the urinary tract
Translations

ne·phrop·a·thy

n. nefropatía, cualquier enfermedad del riñón.

nephropathy

n nefropatía; diabetic — nefropatía diabética
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Puumala virus (PUUV), by far the most frequent cause of hantavirus disease in Germany (7), causes a milder form of HFRS (8) called nephropathia epidemica (NE).
Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Finland: ecology and virology of nephropathia epidemica.
Four pathogenic types for humans and some of the Bunyaviridae family are hosted by rodents and have been isolated: the Sin Nombre virus (SNV), which is responsible for the severe American respiratory form; the Hantaan and Seoul viruses, which are responsible for hemorrhagic fevers with renal syndrome (HFRS) of severe-to-moderate expression in Asia and the Balkans; and the Puumala virus, which is responsible for HFRS of moderate expression or the nephropathia epidemica in Europe.
The extent to which infection with arvicoline hantaviruses in humans resembles experimental infection in monkeys, or even infection with a unnamed hemorrhagic virus causing nephropathia epidemica, remains to be determined (Lee et al.
Use of recombinant nucleocapsid proteins of the hantaan and nephropathia epidemica serotypes of hantaviruses as immunodiagnostic antigens.
Usually PUUV causes mild HFRS (also called nephropathia epidemica [NE]).
Beechnuts and outbreaks of nephropathia epidemica (NE): of mast, mice and men.
In parts of Europe, including Sweden, Puumala virus (PUUV) causes nephropathia epidemica (NE), a relatively mild form of HFRS with case-fatality rates of 0.
glareolus) in Europe causes a milder form of HFRS, nephropathia epidemica.