Definition of Bright's disease in English:

Bright's disease

Line breaks: Bright's dis|ease
Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌɪtsdɪziːz
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A disease involving chronic inflammation of the kidneys.
More example sentences
  • He is the only person in the world to be cured of a chronic form of Bright's disease.
  • There was the obituary for my great-great grandfather which described his death from Bright's disease.
  • He is regarded as one of the founding fathers of nephrology, with his name immortalized in the eponym Bright's disease.

Origin

mid 19th century: named after Richard Bright, (1789–1858), the English physician who established its nature.

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