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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.
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nephropathy

(nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) kidney disease or malfunction
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ne•phrop•a•thy

(nəˈfrɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease of the kidney.
[1915–20]
neph•ro•path•ic (ˌnɛf rəˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
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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
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Translations

ne·phrop·a·thy

n. nefropatía, cualquier enfermedad del riñón.
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nephropathy

n nefropatía; diabetic — nefropatía diabética
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(13) The pattern of increased renal cortical echogenicity seen in this study is similar to that described by some authors as AIDS nephropathy which is shown to occur primarily in black patients.
(14) Hence, prompt detection of AIDS nephropathy and follow-up sonography may be beneficial to such patients.

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