nephrologist


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ne·phrol·o·gy

 (nə-frŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the kidneys.

ne·phrol′o·gist n.

nephrologist

Specialist in conditions related to the kidney.
Translations
nefrolog

nephrologist

n nefrólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en el riñón y sus enfermedades, especialista mf del riñón
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Consultant nephrologist Dr Bhavna Pandya, said: "More than three million people face chronic kidney disease in the UK and this number is expected to rise over the next 10 years.
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