Medical Definition of Glomerular nephritis

1. A variety of nephritis characterised by inflammation of the capillary loops in the glomeruli of the kidney. It occurs in acute, subacute and chronic forms and may be secondary to haemolytic streptococcal infection. Evidence also supports possible immune or autoimmune mechanisms. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glomerular Nephritis

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glomerular filtration rate
glomerular layer of olfactory bulb
glomerular mesangium
glomerular nephritis (current term)
glomerular sclerosis
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glomerulopathy
glomerulosa cell
glomeruloscleroses

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