glomerulosclerosis

[glō-mĕr′yə-lō-sklə-rōsĭs]

n.

Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes.

Nearby words

  1. glomerule,
  2. glomerulitis,
  3. glomerulonephritis,
  4. glomerulopathy,
  5. glomerulosa cell,
  6. glomerulus,
  7. glomi,
  8. glomma,
  9. glomus,
  10. glomus choroideum


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