nephropathy

noun
ne·​phrop·​a·​thy | \ni-ˈfrä-pə-thē \
plural nephropathies

Definition of nephropathy 

: an abnormal state of the kidney especially : one associated with or secondary to some other pathological process

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nephropathic \ˌne-​frə-​ˈpa-​thik \ adjective

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circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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nephropathy

noun
ne·​phrop·​a·​thy | \ni-ˈfräp-ə-thē \
plural nephropathies

Medical Definition of nephropathy 

: an abnormal state of the kidney especially : one associated with or secondary to some other pathological process

Other Words from nephropathy

nephropathic \ˌnef-​rə-​ˈpath-​ik \ adjective

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