Bright's disease

noun Pathology.
a disease characterized by albuminuria and heightened blood pressure.

1825–35; named after R. Bright Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
Bright's disease (braɪts)
chronic inflammation of the kidneys; chronic nephritis
[C19: named after Richard Bright (1789--1858), British physician]

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Word Origin & History

Bright's disease
"chronic nephritis," 1831, so called for Eng. physician Richard Bright (1789-1858), who in 1827 first described it.
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Medical Dictionary

Bright's disease (brīts)
Any of several diseases of the kidney marked especially by edema and the presence of albumin in the urine.

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