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1. nephrosis

noun. ['nəˈfroʊsəs'] a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases.

Synonyms

  • nephrotic syndrome

Etymology

  • -osis (English)
  • nephro- (English)

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Rhymes with Nephrosis

  • arteriosclerosis
  • tuberculosis
  • misdiagnosis
  • asbestosis
  • thrombosis
  • symbiosis
  • prognosis
  • diagnosis
  • apotheosis
  • sclerosis
  • necrosis
  • hypnosis
  • heterosis
  • fibrosis
  • acidosis
  • psychosis
  • neurosis
  • meiosis
  • cirrhosis

Sentences with nephrosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dogs who have nephrosis also sometimes develop nephrotic syndrome.

2. Verb, base form
Not only can nephrosis make way for kidney failure, the disease can also bring upon scarring in dogs.

2. nephrosis

noun. ['nəˈfroʊsəs'] a disease affecting the kidneys.

Synonyms

  • PKD
  • polyuria
  • renal failure
  • nephritis
  • nephroangiosclerosis
  • Bright's disease
  • kidney disease
  • renal disorder
  • polycystic kidney disease
  • kidney failure
  • nephropathy
  • renal insufficiency
  • uropathy

Etymology

  • -osis (English)
  • nephro- (English)
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