Definition of glomerulonephritis in English:

glomerulonephritis

noun

Medicine
  • Acute inflammation of the kidney, typically caused by an immune response.

    • ‘Septic arthritis and acute glomerulonephritis have occurred following ear piercing, and infectious endocarditis has been reported after body piercing.’
    • ‘Leading causes of kidney failure are diabetes, followed by hypertension, glomerulonephritis, and cystic kidney and urologic diseases.’
    • ‘As in streptococcal pharyngitis, acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis most often occur in children.’
    • ‘Acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis are the nonsuppurative complications of streptococcal pharyngitis.’
    • ‘Late effects of the kidney inflammation glomerulonephritis’

Pronunciation:

glomerulonephritis

/ɡlôˌmeryəlōnəˈfrīdəs/