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n. pl. ne·phro·ses (-sēz)
A disease of the kidneys marked by degenerative lesions, especially of the winding uriniferous tubules.
ne·phrot′ic (-frŏt′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) any noninflammatory degenerative kidney disease
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kidney disease, esp. marked by noninflammatory degeneration of the tubular system.
[1915–20; < Greek nephr(ós) kidney + -osis]
ne•phrot′ic (-ˈfrɒt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||nephrosis - a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases|
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
|2.||nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys|
nephroangiosclerosis, 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
PKD, polycystic kidney disease - kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
polyuria - renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
renal insufficiency - insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys
uropathy - any pathology of the urinary tract
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nephrosis[nɪˈfrəʊsɪs] N → nefrosis f
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n. nefrosis, afección renal degenerativa asociada con gran cantidad de proteína en la orina, niveles bajos de albúmina en la sangre y edema pronunciado.
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nephrosisn nefrosis f
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