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nephritis

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noun ne·phri·tis \ni-ˈfrīt-əs\

Medical Definition of nephritis

plural nephritides \-ˈfrit-ə-ˌdēz\play

  1. :  acute or chronic inflammation of the kidney affecting the structure (as of the glomerulus or parenchyma) and caused by infection, a degenerative process, or vascular disease—compare nephrosclerosis, nephrosis




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