Bright's disease

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\ ˈbrīts- How to pronounce Bright's disease (audio) \

Definition of Bright's disease

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

First Known Use of Bright's disease

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bright's disease

Richard Bright †1858 English physician

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“Bright's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bright%27s%20disease. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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Bright's disease

noun
\ ˈbrīts- How to pronounce Bright's disease (audio) \

Medical Definition of Bright's disease

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

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