Definition of Bright's disease

1. Noun. An inflammation of the kidney.

Exact synonyms: Nephritis
Generic synonyms: Kidney Disease, Nephropathy, Nephrosis, Renal Disorder
Specialized synonyms: Glomerulonephritis
Derivative terms: Nephritic



Definition of Bright's disease

1. Noun. (disease) Any of several diseases of the kidney characterized by inflammation, and the presence of albumin in the urine; nephritis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bright's disease

1. An affection of the kidneys, usually inflammatory in character, and distinguished by the occurrence of albumin and renal casts in the urine. Several varieties of Bright's disease are now recognised, differing in the part of the kidney involved, and in the intensity and course of the morbid process. Origin: From Dr. Bright of London, who first described it. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Bright's disease

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1. Dietetics; Or, Food in Health and Disease by William Tibbles (1914)
"Von Noorden found: (i) In ordinary cases of Bright-s disease the elimination is usually good, but it varies with regard to certain things, ..."

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