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nephrology – Full Definition

nephrology - Full Definition

nephrology – Full Definition
Definition of
nephrology
Define nephrology

 

nephrology /nɛˈfrɒlədʒi/noun
: the branch of medicine that deals with the physiology and diseases of the kidneys.
: is a specialty of medicine and pediatric medicine that concerns itself with the kidneys: the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy.
: a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the kidney.

 

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