membranous glomerulonephritis


Glomerulonephritis characterized histologically by diffuse thickening of glomerular capillary basement membranes and clinically by an insidious onset of the nephrotic syndrome and by failure of proteinuria to disappear.lipoid nephrosis

Nearby words

  1. membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis,
  2. membranous,
  3. membranous ampulla,
  4. membranous cataract,
  5. membranous dysmenorrhea,
  6. membranous labyrinth,
  7. membranous laryngitis,
  8. membranous ossification,
  9. membranous rhinitis,
  10. membranously

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