- of a kidney or the kidneys; renal
- of or having nephritis
Origin of nephriticLate Latin nephriticus from Classical Greek nephritikos from nephros, kidney: see nephro-
- Of or relating to the kidneys; renal.
- Of, relating to, or affected with nephritis.
(comparative more nephritic, superlative most nephritic)
- Someone with nephritis.
nephro- (“of the kidney") +"Ž -itis (“inflammation")