Medical Definition of Nephritis, lipomatous
Nephritis, lipomatous: A disorder in which the nephrons of the kidney are gradually replaced with fatty tissues, preventing proper filtration of wastes and eventually resulting in kidney failure. Treatment is by dialysis.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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