nephrosis


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ne·phro·sis

 (nə-frō′sĭs)
n. pl. ne·phro·ses (-sēz)
A disease of the kidneys marked by degenerative lesions, especially of the winding uriniferous tubules.

ne·phrot′ic (-frŏt′ĭk) adj.

nephrosis

(nɪˈfrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) any noninflammatory degenerative kidney disease
neˈphrotic adj

ne•phro•sis

(nəˈfroʊ sɪs)

n.
kidney disease, esp. marked by noninflammatory degeneration of the tubular system.
[1915–20; < Greek nephr(ós) kidney + -osis]
ne•phrot′ic (-ˈfrɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephrosis - 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
2.nephrosis - 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

nephrosis

[nɪˈfrəʊsɪs] Nnefrosis f

ne·phro·sis

n. nefrosis, afección renal degenerativa asociada con gran cantidad de proteína en la orina, niveles bajos de albúmina en la sangre y edema pronunciado.

nephrosis

n nefrosis f
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In children, ultrasound is useful as a screening examination to evaluate for hydro nephrosis, megaureter, and renal ectopia.
For instance, students invited peers to: 1) compare the lung sounds of Client A (pneumonia), Client B (COPD), and Client C (atelectasis with chest tubes); 2) inspect and palpate the feet of two patients (one with arterial insufficiency, the other with venous problems); 3) examine and manipulate a new wound drainage system; 4) contrast the diagnostic lab data of a client undergoing alcohol detoxification with a person who exhibited Lithium toxicity on admission; or 5) assess two pediatric patients--one with nephrosis, the other with nephritis--including pertinent differences in vital signs, blood work, and urinalysis.
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The term lipoid nephrosis was used to describe the finding of lipids in the renal tubular cells as well as lipid-laden proximal tubular cells or macrophages known as oval fat bodies in the urine.
The youngsters died from complications associated with congenital nephrosis, a killer condition that affects the kidneys leaving the body unable to process protein.
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Mrs Mosley was born with a rare congenital kidney disease called nephrosis, which left her prone to infections and without much of an appetite.
Among the 10 leading causes of death in 1997 for persons age 65 or over, non-Hispanic black persons had death rates that were approximately twice as high as non-Hispanic white persons for diabetes mellitus and nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis.
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