nephrosis definition

  • noun:
    • an illness associated with the kidneys marked by degenerative lesions, specifically of this winding uriniferous tubules.
    • A non-inflammatory disease of kidneys that is characterised because of the leaking of bloodstream protein in to the urine, inflammation or oedema, and degenerative lesions.
    • a syndrome characterized by edema and large levels of necessary protein in urine and in most cases increased blood cholesterol; typically connected with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of numerous systemic conditions
    • an ailment affecting the kidneys

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