TITLE

nephropathy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1441
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "nephropathy" is presented. This term refers to the disease of the kidney. The definition is derived from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The etymology of the word is presented. It comes from the word "pathos." The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21237371

 

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