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Nephrosis

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A syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases.A disease affecting the kidneys.The degeneration of epithelial tissue in the [[ kidney [[ nephron which allows larger molecules to be passed on out the kidney and excreted in [[urine, such as [[glycogen.