[ nuh-froh-sis ]
/ nəˈfroʊ sɪs /
kidney disease, especially marked by noninflammatory degeneration of the tubular system.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nephrosisne·phrot·ic [nuh-frot-ik] /nəˈfrɒt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby nephrosis
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British Dictionary definitions for nephrosis
/ (nɪˈfrəʊsɪs) /
any noninflammatory degenerative kidney disease
Derived forms of nephrosisnephrotic (nɪˈfrɒtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for nephrosis
[ nə-frō′sĭs ]
n. pl. ne•phro•ses (-sēz)
Disease of the kidneys marked by degeneration of renal tubular epithelium.
Other words from nephrosisne•phrot′ic (-frŏt′ĭk) adj.
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