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Nephritis



Nephritis
Classification & external resources
MeSH D009393

Nephritis is inflammation of the kidney. The word comes from the Greek nephro- meaning "of the kidney" and -itis meaning "inflammation". Nephritis is often caused by infections, toxins, and auto-immune diseases.

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Subtypes

Veterinary

Baby animals fed on powdered milk which is too rich may have intestinal troubles leading to nephritis, and possibly death.

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