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1. nephrology

noun. the branch of medicine concerned with the kidney - its development and anatomy and physiology and disorders.

Synonyms

  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • nephro- (English)

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Example sentences of the word nephrology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some nephrology nurses provide direct care to one or more patients, while others coordinate the care of a group of patients.

2. Adjective
Whether a nephrology nurse must belong to a union depends on the organization for which she works.

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