hereditary nephritis


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hereditary nephritis

[hə′red·ə‚ter·ē ne′frīd·əs]
(medicine)
A familial disease characterized by recurrent attacks of interstitial inflammation of the kidneys and discharge of blood in the urine.
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Characteristic ultrastructural lesion of the glomerular basement membrane in progressive hereditary nephritis (Alport's syndrome).
The nonspecificity of the ultrastructural alterations in hereditary nephritis with additional observations on benign familial hematuria.
Immunohistochemical study of [Alpha]1-5 chains of type IV collagen in hereditary nephritis. Kidney Int.
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