nephropathy


ne·phrop·a·thy

noun \ni-ˈfrä-pə-thē\
plural ne·phrop·a·thies

Definition of NEPHROPATHY

:  an abnormal state of the kidney; especially :  one associated with or secondary to some other pathological process
neph·ro·path·ic \ˌne-frə-ˈpa-thik\ adjective

Origin of NEPHROPATHY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1900

ne·phrop·a·thy

noun \ni-ˈfräp-ə-thē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ne·phrop·a·thies

Medical Definition of NEPHROPATHY

: an abnormal state of the kidney; especially : one associated with or secondary to some other pathological process
neph·ro·path·ic \ˌnef-rə-ˈpath-ik\ adjective

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