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nephropathy

[nuh-frop-uh-thee] /nəˈfrɒp ə θi/
noun, Pathology.
1.
any disease of the kidney.
Origin of nephropathy
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; nephro- + -pathy
Related forms
nephropathic
[nef-ruh-path-ik] /ˌnɛf rəˈpæθ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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nephropathy in Medicine

nephropathy ne·phrop·a·thy (nə-frŏp'ə-thē)
n.
A disease of the kidney. Also called renopathy.


neph'ro·path'ic (něf'rə-pāth'ĭk) adj.
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