nephrotoxic

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adjective neph·ro·tox·ic \ˌne-frə-ˈtäk-sik\

Definition of nephrotoxic

  1. :  poisonous to the kidney nephrotoxic drugs; also :  resulting from or marked by poisoning of the kidney nephrotoxic effects

nephrotoxicity

play \ˌne-frə-täk-ˈsi-sə-tē\ noun

1902

First Known Use of nephrotoxic

1902


Medical Dictionary

nephrotoxic

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adjective neph·ro·tox·ic \ˌnef-rə-ˈtäk-sik\

Medical Definition of nephrotoxic

  1. :  poisonous to the kidney nephrotoxic drugs; also :  resulting from or marked by poisoning of the kidney nephrotoxic effects

nephrotoxicity

\-täk-ˈsis-ət-ē\play noun plural

nephrotoxicities


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