membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis

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membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis mem·bra·no·pro·lif·er·a·tive glomerulonephritis (měm'brə-nō-prə-lĭf'ə-rā'tĭv, -lĭf'ər-ə-, měm-brā'nō-)
Chronic glomerulonephritis characterized by mesangial cell proliferation, increased lobular separation of glomeruli, thickening of glomerular capillary walls, and low serum levels of complement. Also called lobular glomerulonephritis.

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