nephrotoxicity


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nephrotoxicity

 
the quality of being destructive to kidney cells.

neph·ro·tox·ic·i·ty

(nef'rō-tok-sis'i-tē),
The quality or state of being toxic to kidney cells.

nephrotoxicity

the quality of being destructive to kidney cells. nephrotoxic, adj.

neph·ro·tox·ic·i·ty

(nef'rō-tok-sis'i-tē)
The quality or state of being toxic to kidney cells.

nephrotoxicity

The liability of a substance, such as a drug, to cause damage to the kidneys. A nephrotoxic effect is more likely if existing kidney damage reduces the rate of excretion of the toxic agent so that it acts for longer periods on the kidneys.

nephrotoxicity(ne·fr·täk·siˑ·s·tē),

n the property of harming kidney cells or causing kidney failure.

nephrotoxicity

quality of being toxic for kidneys.
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