tubulointerstitial nephritis

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tubulointerstitial nephritis tu·bu·lo·in·ter·sti·tial nephritis (tōō'byə-lō-ĭn'tər-stĭsh'əl, tyōō'-)
n.
Nephritis affecting renal tubules and interstitial tissue, characterized by infiltration by plasma cells and mononuclear cells and seen in lupus nephritis, allograft rejection, and methicillin sensitization.

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