Adjective "nephritic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/nɪˈfrɪtɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Of or in the kidneys; renal.
  1. 'Children who present with overlapping features of both nephrotic and nephritic syndromes should undergo thorough serological testing to narrow down the differential diagnosis.'
  2. 'In an uncontrolled study Astragalus and Angelica sinensis root, coupled with a high-protein diet, improved protein imbalance and serum protein in nephritic patients.'

Definitions

1. inflammation of the kidneys, especially in Bright's disease.

More examples(as adjective)

"primordiums can be nephritic."

Origin

(nephritis)Early 19th century: via late Latin from Greek nephritikos ‘of the kidneys’ (see nephritis).