Disease of the kidneys marked by degeneration of renal tubular epithelium.
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Any kidney degeneration
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Nephrosis: Non-inflammatory, non-neoplastic disease of the kidney. Nephrosis an be caused by kidney disease, or it may be a complication of another disorder, particularly diabetes. Diagnosis is by urine testing for the presence of protein, blood testing for lower than normal levels of protein, and o...
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A type of nephritis that is characterised by low serum albumin, large amount of protein in the urine and swelling (oedema). Swelling, weight gain, high blood pressure and anorexia are key features. Nephrotic syndrome can be seen with a number of illness that cause damage to the kidney glomerulus. .....
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(nĕ-fro´sis) nephropathy. any kidney disease, especially one marked by purely degenerative lesions of the renal tubules. adj., nephrot´ic., adj. amyloid nephrosis chronic nephrosis with amyloid degeneration of the median coat of the arteries and glomerular capi...
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Nephrosis refers to a non-inflammatory nephropathy. It should not be confused with nephritis, where inflammation is implied. However, some sources equate nephrosis with nephropathy. It can also be used to indicate an emphasis on the renal tubule. Examples include amyloid nephrosis. ==Epidemiology==...
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nephrosis (nufrō'sus) , kidney disease characterized by lesions of the epithelial lining of the renal tubules, resulting in marked disturbance in the filtration function and the consequent appearance of large amounts of protein (albumin) in the urine (see urinary system). The nephrotic syn...
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Nephrosis is any noninflammatory degenerative kidney disease.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ne-frō′sis Definitions: 1. Degeneration of renal tubular epithelium. Synonyms: nephropathy, nephrotic syndrome
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1) Nephrotic syndrome 2) Syndrome
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