glomerulitis

[gloh-mer-yuh-lahy-tis, gluh-]

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney.

Origin of glomerulitis

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

glomerulitis

[glō-mĕr′yə-lītĭs]

n.

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