nephritis definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous intense or persistent inflammations of this kidneys, eg Bright's infection.
    • Inflammation of the kidney.
    • An inflammation associated with kidneys.
    • In pathology, swelling of kidneys. See Bright's infection, under disease.
    • an inflammation of the kidney

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