noun. the branch of medicine concerned with the kidney - its development and anatomy and physiology and disorders.
- over-the-counter medicine
- over-the-counter drug
- -logy (English)
- nephro- (English)
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.
Whether a nephrology nurse must belong to a union depends on the organization for which she works.