Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as glomerulonephritis.

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  • noun inflammation of the glomeruli of the nephron

Etymologies

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glomerulus +‎ -itis

Examples

  • A blood infection (bacteremia) occasionally leads to infection of bones (osteomyelitis), heart valves (endocarditis), kidneys (glomerulitis), the genitourinary tract, or the tissues covering the brain and spinal cord (meningitis).

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