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Meaning of NEPHRITIC

Pronunciation:  ni'freetik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of or relating to the kidneys
  2. [adj]  affected by nephritis
 

NEPHRITIC is a 9 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: renal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ne*phrit"ic\, Nephritical \Ne*phrit"ic*al\, a. [L.
    nephriticus, gr. ?: cf. F. n['e]phr['e]tique. See
    {Nephritis}.]
    1. Of or pertaining to the kidneys or urinary organs; renal;
       as, a nephritic disease.
    
    2. (Med.)
       (a) Affected with a disease of the kidneys; as, a
           nephritic patient.
       (b) Relieving disorders of the kidneys; affecting the
           kidneys; as, a nephritic medicine.
    
    {Nephritic stone} (Min.), nephrite; jade. See {Nephrite}.
    
    
  2. \Ne*phrit"ic\, n. (Med.)
    A medicine adapted to relieve or cure disease of the kidneys.
    
    
 

 

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