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Noun: nephrosis  nu'frow-sis
  1. A syndrome characterized by oedema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
    - nephrotic syndrome
  2. A disease affecting the kidneys
    - kidney disease, renal disorder, nephropathy

Type of: syndrome, uropathy

Encyclopedia: Nephrosis, lipoid