Definition of Kidney disease

1. Noun. A disease affecting the kidneys.




Medical Definition of Kidney disease

1. Any one of several chronic conditions that are caused by damage to the cells of the kidney. People who have had diabetes for a long time may have kidney damage. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kidney Disease

kidney-shaped
kidney: gallium imaging
kidney: urographic patterns
kidney basin
kidney bean
kidney beans
kidney begonia
kidney calculi
kidney calices
kidney concentrating ability
kidney corpuscle
kidney corpuscles
kidney cortex
kidney cortex necrosis
kidney dialysis
kidney disease (current term)
kidney failure
kidney fern
kidney glomerulus
kidney medulla
kidney neoplasms
kidney ore
kidney papillary necrosis
kidney pelvis
kidney pie
kidney plasminogen activator
kidney profile
kidney stone
kidney stones
kidney transplantation

Literary usage of Kidney disease

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"These instances illustrate two categories of associated renal and cardiovascular disease: (1) That in which the kidney disease is primary; and (2) that in ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1893)
"... 12 PERISCOPE: A Case of Acromegaly—kidney disease aud Insanity-—Peculiarities of the Knee Jerk. ..."

3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Further, in kidney disease, creatinine itself is not excreted well so that the ... kidney disease may affect any age group. Some forms may be inherited and ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1861)
"[Dr. Goodfellow considers it an unquestionable fact, that alcholic compounds are a very frequent cause of kidney disease and albuminous urine. ..."

5. Nostrums and Quackery: Articles on the Nostrum Evil and Quackery Reprinted by American Medical Association, Arthur Joseph Cramp (1921)
"In kidney disease it is usually found-that the kidney structure has undergone destructive changes of a degree depending on the severity and length of time ..."

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