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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) An inflammation of the kidneys.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun pathology Inflammation of the kidney.

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

  • noun an inflammation of the kidney

Etymologies

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nephro- + -itis

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