Bright's disease definition by Webster's New World
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the chronic form of glomerulonephritis: once used for nephritis in general
Origin: after R. Bright (1789-1858), London physician who first diagnosed it
Bright's disease definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of several diseases of the kidney marked by the presence of albumin in the urine.
Origin: After Richard Bright (1789-1858), British physician.
bright's disease - Medical Definition
Any of several diseases of the kidney marked especially by edema and the presence of albumin in the urine.