- a affected by nephritis
- a of or relating to the kidneys
- As soon as he could travel, the Russians hurried him by plane to Paris, where doctors removed a nephritic kidney, cut off a diseased leg, marveled as the old man clung to life .
- Back in Santo Domingo white-haired nephritic President Horacio Vasquez prudently sent his wife to the American Legation, retired to the city's fortress, took command of the .
- The pathologists would like to get Hero Jones's nephritic kidney slices for a study by paleopathologists, who try to determine the history and pattern of disease.