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

Definition of glomerulonephritis in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
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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