glomerulitis

[ gloh-mer-yuh-lahy-tis, gluh- ]
/ gloʊˌmɛr yəˈlaɪ tɪs, glə- /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney.

Nearby words

  1. glomeration,
  2. glomerular,
  3. glomerular filtration rate,
  4. glomerular nephritis,
  5. glomerule,
  6. glomerulonephritis,
  7. glomerulopathy,
  8. glomerulosa cell,
  9. glomerulosclerosis,
  10. glomerulus

Origin of glomerulitis

First recorded in 1880–85; glomerul(us) + -itis

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Medicine definitions for glomerulitis

glomerulitis

[ glō-mĕr′yə-lītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of a glomerulus, especially of the renal glomeruli, as in glomerulonephritis.

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