nephrosis

noun ne·phro·sis \ ni-ˈfrō-səs \

Definition of nephrosis

: a noninflammatory disease of the kidneys chiefly affecting function of the nephrons; also : nephrotic syndrome

nephrotic

play \ni-ˈfrä-tik\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of nephrosis

New Latin


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nephrosis

noun ne·phro·sis \ ni-ˈfrō-səs \

medical Definition of nephrosis

plural nephroses play \-ˌsēz\
: a noninflammatory disease of the kidneys chiefly affecting function of the nephrons; especially : nephrotic syndrome — compare nephritis

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