- a kidney disease affecting the capillaries of the glomeruli, characterized by albuminuria, edema, and hypertension.
Origin of glomerulonephritis
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- any of various kidney diseases in which the glomeruli are affected
- Renal disease marked by bilateral inflammatory changes in glomeruli that are not the result of kidney infection.glomerular nephritis
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