Nephritic stone
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 with a disease of the kidneys; as, a nephritic patient. (b) Relieving disorders of the kidneys; affecting the kidneys; as, a nephritic medicine. [1913 Webster]

3. Of or pertaining to nephrite. [PJC]

{Nephritic stone} (Min.), Nephrite; jade. See {Nephrite}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nephrite — eph rite (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. n[ e]phrite. See {nephritis}.] (Min.) A hard compact mineral, of a dark green color, formerly worn as a remedy for diseases of the kidneys, whence its name; kidney stone; a kind of jade. It varies in color from white …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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