nephrophthisis

neph·roph·thi·sis

(nef-rof'thĭ-sis, -tĭ-sis),
1. Suppurative nephritis with wasting of the substance of the organ.
2. Tuberculosis of the kidney.
[nephro- + G. phthisis, a wasting]

neph·roph·thi·sis

(nef-rof'thi-sis)
1. Suppurative nephritis with wasting of the substance of the organ.
2. Tuberculosis of the kidney.
[nephro- + G. phthisis, a wasting]

nephrophthisis

(nĕ-frŏf′thĭ-sĭs) [″ + phthisis, a wasting]
1. Tuberculosis of the kidney with caseous degeneration.
2. Suppurative nephritis.
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The 14-year-old identical boys, with their sister Sinead, are triplets but only the boys suffer from a rare hereditary condition familial juvenile nephrophthisis.
The brothers have the hereditary condition familial juvenile nephrophthisis.