Bright-s-disease meaning

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Any of several diseases of the kidney marked by the presence of albumin in the urine.
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The chronic form of glomerulonephritis: once used for nephritis in general.
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Any of several diseases of the kidney, such as glomerulonephritis, marked by the presence of albumin in the urine. No longer in clinical use.
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(pathology) Any of several diseases of the kidney characterized by inflammation, and the presence of albumin in the urine; nephritis.
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Origin of bright-s-disease

  • After Richard Bright (1789–1858), British physician
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Dr Richard Bright.
    From Wiktionary