[ nuh-frol-uh-jee ]
/ nəˈfrɒl ə dʒi /
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the branch of medical science that deals with the kidney.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nephrologyne·phrol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nephrology
/ (nɪˈfrɒlədʒɪ) /
the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the kidney
Derived forms of nephrologynephrologist, noun
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Medical definitions for nephrology
[ nə-frŏl′ə-jē ]
The medical science that deals with the kidneys, especially their functions or diseases.
Other words from nephrologyne•phrol′o•gist n.
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Scientific definitions for nephrology
[ nə-frŏl′ə-jē ]
The branch of medicine that deals with functions and diseases of the kidneys.
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Cultural definitions for nephrology
[ (nuh-frol-uh-jee) ]
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the kidneys.
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