glomerulonephritis


glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

noun \glə-ˌmer-(y)ə-lō-ni-ˈfrī-təs\
plural glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phrit·i·des\-ˈfri-tə-ˌdēz\

Definition of GLOMERULONEPHRITIS

:  nephritis marked by inflammation of the capillaries of the renal glomeruli

First Known Use of GLOMERULONEPHRITIS

circa 1886

glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

noun \-ˌmer-(y)ə-lō-ni-ˈfrīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phrit·i·des \-ˈfrit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of GLOMERULONEPHRITIS

: nephritis marked by inflammation of the capillaries of the renal glomeruli

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