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glomerulonephritis Syllabification: glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis
Pronunciation: /ɡlôˌmeryəlōnəˈfrīdəs/

Definition of glomerulonephritis in English:


Acute inflammation of the kidney, typically caused by an immune response.
Example sentences
  • 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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