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Related to Bright's disease: nephritis
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.]
(Pathology) chronic inflammation of the kidneys; chronic nephritis
[C19: named after Richard Bright (1789–1858), British physician]
any kidney disease characterized by albuminuria and heightened blood pressure.
[1825–35; after R. Bright (1789–1858), English physician]
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|Noun||1.||Bright's disease - an inflammation of the kidney|
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
n. enfermedad de Bright. glomerulonephritis.