nephrology – Full Definition
|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.