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nephrology

[nuh-frol-uh-jee] /nəˈfrɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of medical science that deals with the kidney.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; nephro- + -logy
Related forms
nephrologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nephrology

nephrology

/nɪˈfrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the kidney
Derived Forms
nephrologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for nephrology
n.

1839, from nephro- + -ology. Related: Nephrologist.

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nephrology in Medicine

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 in Science
nephrology
  (nə-frŏl'ə-jē)   
The branch of medicine that deals with functions and diseases of the kidneys.
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nephrology in Culture
nephrology [(nuh-frol-uh-jee)]

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

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