nephrology

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noun ne·phrol·o·gy \ni-ˈfrä-lə-jē\

Definition of nephrology

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with the kidneys

nephrologist

play \ni-ˈfrä-lə-jist\ noun

Circa 1842

First Known Use of nephrology

circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

nephrology

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noun ne·phrol·o·gy \ni-ˈfräl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of nephrology

plural

nephrologies

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



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