nephritis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nephritis an inflammation of the kidney
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nephritis (Med) An inflammation of the kidneys.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nephritis In pathology, inflammation of the kidneys. See Bright's disease, under disease.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Nephritis inflammation of the kidneys
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. Gr. nefri^tissc. ), fr. nefro`s a kidney
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. nephros, a kidney, algos, pain.

Usage

In literature:

Brooke, who had to go to Hospital with nephritis.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
DESQUAMATIVE NEPHRITIS, Bright's Disease, in which epithelial cells escape with the urine.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Quite a number of cases of nephritis occurred among soldiers, and arsenic was suggested as a possible cause.
"On the Fringe of the Great Fight" by George G. Nasmith
Of chronic interstitial nephritis.
"A Book of Burlesques" by H. L. Mencken
ACUTE INFLAMMATION OF THE KIDNEYS, OR ACUTE NEPHRITIS.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
See Herpes and Nephritis.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
One sees no violent changes in respiration, pulse or blood-pressure, such as are present in the intoxication comas of diabetes or nephritis.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
INFLAMMATION OF THE KIDNEYS (NEPHRITIS).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It is used in certain cases of nephritis when edema is present.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
In chronic nephritis both were widened.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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In news:

Drug hypersensitivity reactions commonly cause acute interstitial nephritis (AIN).
Lupus nephritis is a serious complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE.
Most commonly, lupus nephritis develops early in the course of disease, but it can be a late complication as well (called delayed lupus nephritis ).
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