- the branch of medical science that deals with the kidney.
Origin of nephrology
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- the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the kidney
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Word Origin and History for nephrology
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- The medical science that deals with the kidneys, especially their functions or diseases.
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- The branch of medicine that deals with functions and diseases of the kidneys.
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The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the kidneys.
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