glomerulonephritis glomerulonephritis

Definition(s):

  • (n) nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema

Usage(s):

  • In glomerulonephritis, a low-protein, low-salt diet, sometimes with sweet syrups and fat emulsions added, is often recommended.

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