nephropathy

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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.

nephropathy

(nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) kidney disease or malfunction

ne•phrop•a•thy

(nəˈfrɒp ə θi)

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

ne·phrop·a·thy

n. nefropatía, cualquier enfermedad del riñón.

nephropathy

n nefropatía; diabetic — nefropatía diabética
References in periodicals archive ?
Ischaemic atrophy is characterized by a reduction in kidney size and cortical thickness; in contrast, reflux nephropathy produces dilated calyceal system and thinning in the cortex, leading to atrophic and hyperechogenic small kidneys.
The most likely cause for the development of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal failure in children with reflux nephropathy is abnormal in utero kidney development.
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis was present in 7 cases (Figure 3, A), collapsing glomerulopathy in 2 (Figure 3, B), and granulomatous tubulointerstitial nephritis in 2 (Figure 3, C); and there was 1 case each of acute pyelonephritis, thrombotic microangiopathy, atheroembolic disease (Figure 3, D), reflux nephropathy, proliferative glomerulonephropathy, membranous glomerulonephropathy, and secondary amyloidosis (serum amyloid A type).
Doctors diagnosed kidney failure - caused by reflux nephropathy.