nephrology

noun ne·phrol·o·gy \ ni-ˈfrä-lə-jē \

Definition of nephrology

: a branch of medicine concerned with the kidneys

nephrologist

play \ni-ˈfrä-lə-jist\ noun

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First Known Use of nephrology

circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

nephrology

noun ne·phrol·o·gy \ ni-ˈfräl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of nephrology

plural nephrologies
: a medical specialty concerned with the kidneys and especially with their structure, functions, or diseases


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