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Noun1.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
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
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n. nefroesclerosis, endurecimiento del sistema arterial y del tejido intersticial del riñón.
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Nephrosclerosis is further classified into benign nephrosclerosis and malignant nephrosclerosis. Benign nephrosclerosis is a gradual and continuous deterioration of the renal arteries.
The grade of atherosclerosis of the aorta, cerebral vessels, and coronaries and presence of benign or malignant nephrosclerosis were recorded from the autopsy protocols.
Benign or Malignant Nephrosclerosis.--Renal findings were analyzed from the protocols of the autopsies.

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