glomerulonephritis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n glomerulonephritis nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n glomerulonephritis In pathology, inflammation of the Malpighian bodies of the kidney.
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Usage

In literature:

Mallory calls this capsular-glomerulonephritis.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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In news:

We report an increased prevalence of renal disease, particularly glomerulonephritis, in Upper Weardale, UK.
Renal Tubular Changes in Acute Glomerulonephritis.
Although tubular pathological changes and functional derangements have been noted to occur in patients with acute glomerulonephritis, these have been overshadowed by the severer glomerular abnormalities.
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