Bright's disease


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Bright's disease

 (brīts)
n.
Any of several diseases of the kidney, such as glomerulonephritis, marked by the presence of albumin in the urine. No longer in clinical use.

[After Richard Bright (1789-1858), British physician.]
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Bright's disease

(braɪts)
n
(Pathology) chronic inflammation of the kidneys; chronic nephritis
[C19: named after Richard Bright (1789–1858), British physician]
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Bright's′ disease`


n.
any kidney disease characterized by albuminuria and heightened blood pressure.
[1825–35; after R. Bright (1789–1858), English physician]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bright's disease - an inflammation of the kidney
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
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
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Translations

Bright's disease

n. enfermedad de Bright. glomerulonephritis.
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