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ne·phri·tis

 (nə-frī′tĭs)
n. pl. ne·phrit·i·des (-frĭt′ĭ-dēz′) or ne·phri·tis·es
Any of various acute or chronic inflammations of the kidneys, such as Bright's disease.

nephritis

(nɪˈfraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a kidney

ne•phri•tis

(nəˈfraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the kidneys, esp. in Bright's disease.
[1570–80; < Late Latin nephrītis kidney disease < Greek nephrîtis. See nephro-, -itis]
ne•phrit′ic (-ˈfrɪt ɪk) adj.

ne·phri·tis

(nə-frī′tĭs)
Inflammation of the kidneys.

nephritis

any of various acute and chronic diseases of the kidneys involving inflammation, degeneration, etc. — nephritic, nephritical, adj.
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nephritis

Inflammation of a kidney.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephritis - 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
Translations

nephritis

[neˈfraɪtɪs] Nnefritis f

nephritis

nNierenentzündung f, → Nephritis f (spec)

nephritis

[nɪˈfraɪtɪs] n (Med) → nefrite f

ne·phri·tis

n. nefritis, infl. del riñón;
acute ______ aguda;
analgesic ______ analgésica;
chronic ______ crónica;
focal ______ focal;
glomerular ______ glomerular;
hemorrhagic ______ hemorrágica;
hereditary ______ hereditaria;
immune complex ______ de complejo inmune;
interstitial ______ intersticial;
lupus ______ lipomatosa;
suppurative ______ supurativa;
syphilitic ______ sifilítica.

nephritis

n nefritis f
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Alport Syndrome is also called the hereditary nephritis. Alport syndrome is the rare disease usually affecting the male population.
The differential pathologic diagnosis of glomerular haematuria without proteinuria, renal insufficiency or red blood cell casts is IgA nephropathy, thin basement membrane nephropathy, hereditary nephritis or histologically normal glomeruli.
AS has been associated with renal, auditory, and ocular disease owing to the presence of alpha chains of type IV collagen in the glomerulus, cochlea, cornea, lens, and retina resulting in spectrum of hereditary nephritis [2], corneal opacities, anterior lenticonus, fleck retinopathy, temporal retinal thinning [3], and sensorineural deafness [4].

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