glomerulonephritis[glō mer′yo̵̅o̅ lō′ne frīt′is]
a type of nephritis characterized by inflamed glomeruli and probably caused by certain antibody-antigen complexes in the blood filtering through the kidney
Origin of glomerulonephritisModL: see glomerulus and amp; nephritis
A form of nephritis characterized by inflammation of the renal glomeruli.
Origin of glomerulonephritisglomerul(us) + nephritis.