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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.

nephrology

(nɪˈfrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the kidney
neˈphrologist n

ne•phrol•o•gy

(nəˈfrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of medical science that deals with the kidney.
[1835–45]
ne•phrol′o•gist, n.

nephrology

the branch of medical science that studies the kidneys. — nephrologist, n.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephrology - the branch of medicine concerned with the kidney - its development and anatomy and physiology and disorders
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations
nefrologie

nephrology

[nɪˈfrɒlədʒɪ] Nnefrología f

ne·phrol·o·gy

n. nefrología, estudio del riñón y de las enfermedades que lo afectan.

nephrology

n nefrología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa del riñón y sus enfermedades
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Prospective studies are needed to clarify the role of nephrologists in the early stages of chronic kidney disease, she stressed.
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These free screenings includes a number of Free Renal Panel Tests and meet with Senior Nephrologists, Urologists and Dietician.
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Office hours for the nephrologists haven't been finalized, but those doctors will be available a half-day per month, McCabe said.
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COLORADO SPRINGS -- The sheer magnitude of the epidemic of chronic kidney disease is such that nephrologists simply can't manage it by themselves--general internists and family physicians will have to carry the bulk of the load, Stuart Senkfor, M.
The basis for this study was the disturbing prediction by the Nephrology Manpower Study that there will be a critical shortage of nephrologists by the year 2010.
This report will cover the overall care of kidney transplant patients from the perspective of Transplant Nephrologists, Transplant Surgeons and General Nephrologists.