lupus nephritis

noun
lupus ne·​phri·​tis | \ -ni-ˈfrīt-əs How to pronounce lupus nephritis (audio) \

Medical Definition of lupus nephritis

: glomerulonephritis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus that is typically characterized by proteinuria and hematuria and that often leads to renal failure

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“Lupus nephritis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lupus%20nephritis. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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