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glomerulonephritis

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A form of nephritis characterized by inflammation of the renal glomeruli.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, inflammation of the Malpighian bodies of the kidney.

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  • noun medicine A form of nephritis characterized by inflammation of the glomeruli

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  • noun nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[glomerul(us) + nephritis.]

Examples

  • Streptococcus is sometimes followed by an acute kidney disease called glomerulonephritis, which would explain the severe swelling.

    NYT > Global Home

  • The chemical treatment also alleviated the SLE-associated symptoms such as glomerulonephritis, proteinuria, and accumulation of anti-nuclear and - DNA antibodies in the SLE model mice resulting from chronic surface exposure of gp96.

    Elites TV

  • A previous kidney biopsy from New Hampshire had shown membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, inflammation of microscopic structures in the kidney caused by an abnormal immune response.

    After the Diagnosis

  • I once had glomerulonephritis as a result of an undiagnosed strep infection - so I like to get a real diagnosis and I ask for her to send Rx for the antibiotics to the pharmacy only after the results come back!

    ooohhhh, germs!!!

  • About one-third of all SLE patients will develop lupus nephritis also known as lupus glomerulonephritis, a serious kidney disease that can lead to kidney failure.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • About one-third of all SLE patients will develop lupus nephritis also known as lupus glomerulonephritis, a serious kidney disease that can lead to kidney failure.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • About one-third of all SLE patients will develop lupus nephritis also known as lupus glomerulonephritis, a serious kidney disease that can lead to kidney failure.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • - Follow-up to exclude acute rheumatic fever (polyarthritis, cardiac signs) and glomerulonephritis (edema, proteinuria, hypertension, hematuria).

    Chapter 7

  • It was a sign of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, or kidney failure.

    News - latimes.com

  • For the last eight months, Chadwick endured dialysis treatments for three and a half hours every day for his condition, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, in which his immune system attacked his kidneys, slowly scarring them beyond repair.

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