Definition of nephrology
: a branch of medicine concerned with the kidneys
nephrologistplay \ni-ˈfrä-lə-jist\ noun
Recent Examples of nephrology from the Web
The staff includes specialists in internal medicine, nephrology, infectious diseases, cardiology, pulmonology and psychiatry, and speech, physical and occupational therapists, but their services are provided only to patients already admitted to RML.
Allan B. Schwartz, M.D., is a professor of medicine in the division of nephrology and hypertension at Drexel University College of Medicine.
Nephrology: Boston Children’s Hospital. Neurology and neurosurgery: Boston Children’s Hospital.
Those specialties included cancer, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology and urology.
Fresenius has been in talks with the UC Irvine’s nephrology group for a little more than a year about setting up the kidney center.
Her father is the director of the division of nephrology at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan.
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First Known Use of nephrology
Medical Definition of nephrology
: a medical specialty concerned with the kidneys and especially with their structure, functions, or diseases
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