mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis

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mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis n.
Glomerulonephritis characterized clinically by the nephrotic syndrome and histologically by diffuse glomerular increases in endocapillary and mesangial cells and in mesangial matrix. Also called diffuse mesangial proliferation.

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