noun[mass noun] Medicine
Acute inflammation of the kidney, typically caused by an immune response.
- Late effects of the kidney inflammation glomerulonephritis
- Acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis are the nonsuppurative complications of streptococcal pharyngitis.
- As in streptococcal pharyngitis, acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis most often occur in children.
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