from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several diseases of the kidney marked by the presence of albumin in the urine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Med.) An affection of the kidneys, usually inflammatory in character, and distinguished by the occurrence of albumin and renal casts in the urine. Several varieties of Bright's disease are now recognized, differing in the part of the kidney involved, and in the intensity and course of the morbid process.
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- noun pathology Any of several
diseasesof the kidneycharacterized by inflammation, and the presence of albuminin the urine; nephritis.
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- noun an inflammation of the kidney
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Richard Bright, (1789–1858), British physician.]
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From Dr Richard Bright.
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