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nephrosclerosis in Medicine

nephrosclerosis

(nĕf′rō-sklə-rōsĭs)
n.
  1. Induration of the kidney from overgrowth and contraction of the interstitial connective tissue.
Related formsneph′ro•scle•rotic (-rŏtĭk) adj.
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