bright’s disease


noun Pathology.

  1. a disease characterized by albuminuria and heightened blood pressure.

noun

  1. chronic inflammation of the kidneys; chronic nephritis

“chronic nephritis,” 1831, so called for English physician Richard Bright (1789-1858), who in 1827 first described it.

n.

  1. Any of several diseases of the kidney marked especially by edema and the presence of albumin in the urine.

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