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  Words related to nephrosis

Related / Similar Words: kidney disease, renal disorder, nephropathy, nephrotic syndrome

 

Definition:
  • a disease affecting the kidneys;
  • a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases;

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    Hyponyms: nephritis, Bright's disease, nephrosclerosis, nephroangiosclerosis, polycystic kidney disease, PKD, polyuria, renal failure, kidney failure, renal insufficiency

     

     
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