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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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