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

  • n. Any of various acute or chronic inflammations of the kidneys, such as Bright's disease.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Inflammation of the kidney.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inflammation of the kidneys.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of the kidneys. See Bright's disease, under disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an inflammation of the kidney


nephro- + -itis (Wiktionary)



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