nephrotic syndrome(redirected from A.A. Epstein)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
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.
Switch to new thesaurus
|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.