Nephritic
Nephritic Ne*phrit"ic, n. (Med.) A medicine adapted to relieve or cure disease of the kidneys. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nephritic — Ne*phrit ic, Nephritical Ne*phrit ic*al, a. [L. nephriticus, Gr. nefritiko s: cf. F. n[ e]phr[ e]tique. See {Nephritis}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the kidneys or urinary organs; renal; as, a nephritic disease. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) (a) Affected… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nephritic — [nə frit′ik] adj. 〚LL nephriticus < Gr nephritikos < nephros, kidney: see NEPHRO 〛 1. of a kidney or the kidneys; renal 2. of or having nephritis * * * ne·phrit·ic (nə frĭtʹĭk) adj. 1. Of or relating to the kidneys; renal. 2. Of, relating to …   Universalium

  • nephritic — [nə frit′ik] adj. [LL nephriticus < Gr nephritikos < nephros, kidney: see NEPHRO ] 1. of a kidney or the kidneys; renal 2. of or having nephritis …   English World dictionary

  • nephritic — Relating to or suffering from nephritis. * * * ne·phrit·ic ni frit ik adj 1) RENAL 2) of, relating to, or affected with nephritis nephritic n an individual affected with nephritis …   Medical dictionary

  • nephritic — adjective Date: 1580 1. renal 2. of, relating to, or affected with nephritis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nephritic — 1. adjective a) Of or relating to the kidneys. b) Of, relating to, or affected with nephritis. Syn: nephric, renal 2. noun Someone with …   Wiktionary

  • nephritic — ne·phrit·ic || nɪ frɪtɪk n. person affected with nephritis, one suffering from kidney inflammation (Pathology) adj. of or pertaining to the kidneys; of kidney infection, of or affected by nephritis (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nephritic — [nɪ frɪtɪk] adjective relating to the kidneys; renal. ↘relating to nephritis. Origin C19: via late L. from Gk nephritikos (see nephritis) …   English new terms dictionary

  • nephritic — ne·phrit·ic …   English syllables

  • nephritic — /nəˈfrɪtɪk/ (say nuh fritik) adjective of, relating to, or affected with nephritis. {Late Latin nephrīticus, from Greek nephrītikos affected with nephritis} …   Australian English dictionary

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