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nephrosclerosis

[ nĕf′rō-sklə-rōsĭs ]
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n.
Induration of the kidney from overgrowth and contraction of the interstitial connective tissue.
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Other words from nephrosclerosis

neph′ro•scle•rotic (-rŏtĭk) adj.
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