Glomerulosclerosis

Glomerulosclerosis refers to a hardening of the glomerulus in the kidney. It is a general term to describe scarring of the kidneys` tiny blood vessels, the glomeruli, the functional units in the kidney that filter urine from the blood. Proteinuria (large amounts of protein in urine) is one of the signs of glomerulosclerosis. Scarring disturbs the....
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glomerulosclerosis

(glo-mer″u-lo-sklә-ro┬┤sis) arteriolar nephrosclerosis. diabetic glomerulosclerosis a degenerative complication of diabetes mellitus in which there is glomerular mesangial expansion with either diffuse lesions or nodular (Kimmelstiel-Wilson) lesions; symptoms include a...
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glomerulosclerosis

Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes. ... Synonym: glomerular sclerosis. ... Origin: Glomerulus + G. Sklerosis, hardness ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Glomerulosclerosis

scarring of the filtering structures in the kidneys due to damage
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glomerulosclerosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: glō-mer′yū-lō-sklē-rō′sis Definitions: 1. Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes. Synonyms: glomerular sclerosis
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