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ne·phrop·a·thy

 (nə-frŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ne·phrop·a·thies
A disease or abnormality of the kidney.

neph′ro·path′ic (nĕf′rə-păth′ĭk) adj.
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nephropathy

(nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) kidney disease or malfunction
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ne•phrop•a•thy

(nəˈfrɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease of the kidney.
[1915–20]
neph•ro•path•ic (ˌnɛf rəˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephropathy - a disease affecting the kidneys
Bright's disease, nephritis - an inflammation of the kidney
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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Translations

ne·phrop·a·thy

n. nefropatía, cualquier enfermedad del riñón.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

nephropathy

n nefropatía; diabetic — nefropatía diabética
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Advantageous effects of green tea on PCT are potentiated by findings of Zhou who observed similar degenerative changes in PCT while looking for protective effect of EGCG on obstructive nephropathy. Electron microscopy showed that co-administration of EGCG in nephropathy resulted in intact basement membrane of PCT with presence of normal microvilli.
(1,6) Retrograde pyelography for unilateral obstructive nephropathy can also reveal this condition.
Obstructive nephropathy (ON) is a chronic inflammatory process characterized by renal scarring resulting from obstructive uropathy (hydronephrosis).
Furthermore, in this study, obstructive nephropathy was predictive of enhanced cardiovascular events in patients undergoing HD.
Last one refers to the disturbance in pressure dynamics in Bowman's capsule, activating cascade of reaction elaborating substances injuring nephron.20 This is collectively called as Obstructive nephropathy. And this may happen with unilateral obstruction, as well as seen in our series and other reports.
Angiotensin II type I antagonist on oxidative stress and heat shock protein 70 (HSP 70) expression in obstructive nephropathy. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 2005; 51: 547-55.
Moreover, treatment with anti-OSM antibody ameliorated renal fibrosis in obstructive nephropathy [9].
Studies have demonstrated that autophagy is renoprotective in acute kidney injury, obstructive nephropathy, diabetic nephropathy, and other renal diseases [22].
The kidney disease caused by impaired flow of urine or tubular fluid is known as obstructive nephropathy. It is a common disorder that occurs at all ages [2, 4].
Massive inguinoscrotal hernias have been reported associated with obstructive nephropathy. [sup][2] Patients who have significant symptoms attributable to a groin hernia should undergo surgical intervention as soon as possible to minimize associated complications.
[sup][11],[12],[13],[14] In obstructive nephropathy, hydronephrosis causes elevated intrapelvis pressure and renal hemodynamic changes, which result in ischemic oxidative stress and activation of renin-angiotensin system.

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