NEPHROLOGIST

nephrology

[nuh-frol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of medical science that deals with the kidney.

Origin:
1835–45; nephro- + -logy

nephrologist, noun
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nephrology (nɪˈfrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the kidney
 
ne'phrologist
 
n

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nephrology ne·phrol·o·gy (nə-frŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The medical science that deals with the kidneys, especially their functions or diseases.


ne·phrol'o·gist n.
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nephrology   (nə-frŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of medicine that deals with functions and diseases of the kidneys.
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nephrology [(nuh-frol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the kidneys.

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