Bright's disease

noun

: any of several kidney diseases marked especially by albumin in the urine

Word History

Etymology

Richard Bright †1858 English physician

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bright's disease was in 1831

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“Bright's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bright%27s%20disease. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

Bright's disease

noun
: any of several kidney diseases marked especially by albumin in the urine

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