Definition of membranoproliferative in US English:

membranoproliferative

adjective

  • Designating a form of glomerulonephritis characterized by thickening of glomerular basement membranes and mesangial proliferation.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Lancet. From membrano- + proliferative.

Pronunciation

membranoproliferative

/ˌmɛmbrənəʊprəˈlɪf(ə)rətɪv/