Definition of glomerulonephritis in English:


Line breaks: glom¦er¦ulo|neph¦ritis
Pronunciation: /glɒˌmɛrjʊləʊnɪˈfrʌɪtɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Acute inflammation of the kidney, typically caused by an immune response.
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    • 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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