Definition of Bright's disease in English:

Bright's disease

Syllabification: Bright's dis·ease


  • 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.


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

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