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Definition of the noun nephroptosis

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noun

  1. prolapse of the kidney

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Google previewLancet-clinic (1913)

Nephroptosis is the first stage and leads to Glenard's disease, but only rarely. Rotated movable kidney is a very important and serious condition. The kidney is loose and its lower pole turned inwards, the hilus of the kidney being directed ...

Google previewMedical Standard (1894)

Nephroptosis is a designation for movable kidney, which has been accepted by most authors. Floating kidney occurs frequently; being present in 13 per cent of cases, and, ...

Google previewGlenn's Urologic Surgery (2010)

by Sam D. Graham, Thomas E. Keane, James Francis Glenn

Nephroptosis is a condition of great historical interest. It is classically defined as descent of the kidney 5 cm (or two vertebral bodies) when moving to the upright position. The condition is much more common ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Human Biology, textbook by Sylvia Mader (2013)

Biology, Human biology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Nephroptosis is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the pelvis when the patientstandsup.It is more common in women than in men. It has been one of the most controversialconditions among doctors in both its diagnosis ...

Google previewCommon Diseases & Urinary System (Prevention & Cure)

by Dr. S. K. Sharma

Harrison explains the position like this, "Nephroptosis is an abnormal descent of a kidney into the pelvis on standing which may occur if it is excessively mobile ( For example in thin women). If this is accompanied by pain and obstruction to 99.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Clinically Oriented Anatomy: Softcover North American Edition (2012)

Medicine, Internal medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Nephroptosis: Nephroptosis is an abnormalconditionin which the kidney drops down intothe pelvis when the patient stands up.Itismore common in women thanin men. Ithas been oneof the mostcontroversial conditions among doctors in both ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Human Anatomy, textbook by Kenneth Saladin (2012)

Medicine, Human anatomy by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Nephroptosis: Nephroptosis is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the pelvis when the patient stands up. It is more common in women than in men. It has been one of the mostcontroversial conditions among doctors in ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Medical Terminology for Health Professions by Ann Ehrlich, ISBN 9781418072520 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Nephroptosis is an abnormal condition in which the kidney.

Google previewe-Study Guide for The Language of Medicine, textbook by Davi-Ellen Chabner (2013)

Medicine, Medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Nephropexy: Nephropexy is the surgical fixation of a floating or mobile kidney ( nephroptosis). It was firstperformedby Eugen Hahn on 10 April 1881. Nephroptosis: Nephroptosis is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the ...

Google previewAdvanced Imaging of the Abdomen (2006)

by Jovitas Skucas

Recently, however, a few reports have described laparoscopic nephropexy as therapy for symptomatic nephroptosis, and this procedure is again somewhat in vogue. Occasionally nephroptosis is a cause of chronic ureteral obstruction and ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Essentials of Medical Terminology by Juanita J. Davies, ISBN 9781401890193 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Nephroptosis: Nephroptosis is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the pelvis when thepatientstands up. It is more common in women than in men. It has been one of the most controversial conditions among doctors in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf

Possible sites and causes of exercise associated haematuria Site of pathology Cause Kidney Ischaemia Acute renal failure Increased vascular fragility Trauma Nephroptosis Calculi Ureter Calculi Bladder Contusion Calculi Infections Urethra ...

Google previewPractitioner's medical dictionary (1910)

by George Milbry Gould

Crises, Dietl's, paroxysms of gastric distress occurring in nephroptosis.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

nephroptosis (nef-rop-td'sis), n. [NL., <Gr. veippdc, kidney, + ktuoic, falling.] Downward displacement of the kidney ; floating or wandering kidnev. Med.

Google previewthe students dictionary of medicine (1896)

by alexander duane

Nephroptosis (nefrop-toh'sis). [Gr. ptosis, a falling.] Prolapse of the kidney. Neura (new' rah), Neure (newr), Neurocyte (new' roh-seyt). See Neuron. Neurodendron. Neurodendrite. [Gr. dendron, tree.] One of ...

Google previewA Pocket medical dictionary (1911)

by George Milbry Gould

Paroxysms of gastric distress and severe abdominal pain occurring in nephroptosis. Dietrich's Reac'tion for U'ric Ac'id. The addition of a solution of sodium hypochlorite or hypobromite to the uric acid solution turns it red. The color vanishes on ...

Google previewLippincott's Pocket Medical Dictionary (1897)

Including the Pronunciation and Definition of Twenty Thousand of the Principal Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, Together with Many Elaborate Tables by Ryland W. Greene

Nephroptosis. Downward displacement of the kidney . Nephropyelitis. Combined nephritis and LIPPIN С О TT '8 POCKET.

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1900)

by Chalmers Watson

" Nephroptosis," Allbutt's System, voL IT. — LK.OO, J. WICEHAM. On Bile, Jauntlice, and Bilious Diseases, 1880. JAUNDICE OF PHOSPHORUS POISONING MORBID ANATOMY SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS DIAGNOSIS 534 ...

Google previewA dictionary of treatment (1920)

including medical and surgical therapeutics by Sir William Whitla

When only one organ is obviously displaced, such terms as " hepatoptosis," " nephroptosis," " gastroptosis," are employed, but the term " Glenard's Disease " should in strictness only be applied to the condition in which all the organs in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science ... (1893)

by Robley Dunglison

NEPHRO- ABDOMINAL NEPHROPTOSIS mon causes of nephritis are excess in irritating and alcoholic drinks; abuse of diuretics; blows or falls on the region of the kidneys ; the presence of renal calculi, etc. It may be distinguished from ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

nephroptosis (nef-rop-to' sis), n.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1900)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms by Alexander Duane

Nephroptosis (nef'rop-toh'sis) [Gr. ptosis, a falling], prolapse of the kidney ; floating kidney. Nephropyosis (-pey-oh'sis) [Gr. puon, pus, + -osis], suppuration of the kidney. Nephror'rhaphy [-rhaphy], the act of stitching the kidney to the posterior ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (1998)

by Edward Boden

NEPHROPTOSIS ' Floating kidney' ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

nephroptosis, nophropbosto (nef-rop-to'sis, nef— rop-to'se—ah) [Gr. vaés kidney + ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1919 (1919)

10th ed

slight nephroptosis, pelvic k., dislocation of the kidney into the pelvis ...

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