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nəˈfrɒl ə dʒiNephrol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nephrologynoun

    the branch of medicine concerned with the kidney - its development and anatomy and physiology and disorders


  1. nephrologynoun

    The branch of medicine that deals with the function and diseases of the kidneys.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nephrologynoun

    a treatise on, or the science which treats of, the kidneys, and their structure and functions

    Etymology: [Gr. nefro`s a kidney + -logy.]


  1. Nephrology

    Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy. Systemic conditions that affect the kidneys and systemic problems that occur as a result of kidney problems are also studied in nephrology. A physician who has undertaken additional training to become an expert in nephrology may call themselves a nephrologist or renal physician.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nephrology

    A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the kidney.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nephrology in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nephrology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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