nephropathy

[ nuh-frop-uh-thee ]
/ nəˈfrɒp ə θi /

noun Pathology.

any disease of the kidney.

Origin of nephropathy

First recorded in 1915–20; nephro- + -pathy

OTHER WORDS FROM nephropathy

neph·ro·path·ic [nef-ruh-path-ik] /ˌnɛf rəˈpæθ ɪk/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for nephropathy

nephropathy
[ nə-frŏpə-thē ]

n.

A disease of the kidney.renopathy

Other words from nephropathy

neph′ro•pathic (nĕf′rə-păthĭk) adj.
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