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Definition of "nephropathy" []

  • A disease or abnormality of the kidney. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nephropathy" in a sentence
  • "The company in April halted a small clinical trial of SRT501 in people with the blood cancer multiple myeloma, saying some participants had developed a complication called nephropathy, which can cause kidney failure."
  • "Volpe's problem, a kidney disease called IgA nephropathy, is among those that haven't yet been linked to the dust."
  • "Recurrent urinary tract infection in the post transplant reflux nephropathy patient: is reflux in the native ureter the culprit?"