Definition of Goodpasture in English:

Goodpasture

noun

Medicine
  • In the genitive and attributive, denoting stains, procedures, and conditions described by E. W. Goodpasture; especially denoting or relating to a rare autoimmune disease affecting the lungs and kidneys, leading to pulmonary haemorrhage, glomerulonephritis, and potential kidney failure.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in New York State Journal Medicine. From the name of Ernest William Goodpasture, United States pathologist who described a case of the syndrome in 1919.

Pronunciation

Goodpasture

/ˈɡʊdpɑːstʃə//ˈɡʊdpastʃə/