glomerulonephritis(redirected from IgA glomerulonephritis)
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A form of nephritis characterized by inflammation of the renal glomeruli.
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(Pathology) any of various kidney diseases in which the glomeruli are affected
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glo•mer•u•lo•ne•phri•tis(gloʊˌmɛr yə loʊ nəˈfraɪ tɪs, glə-)
a kidney disease affecting the capillaries of the glomeruli, characterized by albuminuria, edema, and hypertension.
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Inflammation of the glomeruli (part of the kidneys’ filtering network).
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|Noun||1.||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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n. glomerulonefritis, enfermedad de Bright, infl. del glomérulo renal.
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