Bright's disease

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Bright's disease:

see nephritisnephritis
, inflammation of the kidney. The earliest finding is within the renal capillaries (glomeruli); interstitial edema is typically followed by interstitial infiltration of lymphocytes, plasma cells, eosinophils, and a small number of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
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Bright's disease

[′brīts di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Any of several kidney diseases attended by glomerulonephritis.
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