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Meaning of glomerulonephritis

glo•mer•u•lo•ne•phri•tis

Pronunciation: (glō-mer"yu-lō-nu-frī'tis, glu-), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a kidney disease affecting the capillaries of the glomeruli, characterized by albuminuria, edema, and hypertension.
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