chronic glomerulonephritis

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chronic glomerulonephritis

[′krän·ik glə‚mer·ə·lō·nə′frīd·əs]
(medicine)
Diffuse inflammation of the glomeruli over a prolonged period of time; characterized by progressive fibrosis and associated with hypertension and uremia.
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