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neph·ro·scle·ro·sis

npl  -ro*ses   :  hardening of the kidney : specif  :  a condition that is characterized by sclerosis of the renal arterioles with reduced blood flow and contraction of the kidney, that is associated usu. with hypertension, and that terminates in renal failure and uremia - compare NEPHRITIS  neph*ro*scle*rot*ic adj 
 
 

 
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