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nephrosis

[nuh-froh-sis] /nəˈfroʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
kidney disease, especially marked by noninflammatory degeneration of the tubular system.
Origin of nephrosis
1915-1920
1915-20; < New Latin; see nephr-, -osis
Related forms
nephrotic
[nuh-frot-ik] /nəˈfrɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nephrosis

nephrosis

/nɪˈfrəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
any noninflammatory degenerative kidney disease
Derived Forms
nephrotic (nɪˈfrɒtɪk) adjective
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nephrosis in Medicine

nephrosis ne·phro·sis (nə-frō'sĭs)
n. pl. ne·phro·ses (-sēz)

  1. Disease of the kidneys marked by degeneration of renal tubular epithelium.

  2. See nephrotic syndrome.


ne·phrot'ic (-frŏt'ĭk) adj.
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