nephritical


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nephritic \Ne*phrit"ic\, Nephritical \Ne*phrit"ic*al\, a. [L.
   nephriticus, Gr. nefritiko`s: cf. F. n['e]phr['e]tique. See
   Nephritis.]
   1. Of or pertaining to the kidneys or urinary organs; renal;
      as, a nephritic disease.
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   2. (Med.)
      (a) Affected with a disease of the kidneys; as, a
          nephritic patient.
      (b) Relieving disorders of the kidneys; affecting the
          kidneys; as, a nephritic medicine.
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   3. Of or pertaining to nephrite.
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   Nephritic stone (Min.), Nephrite; jade. See Nephrite.
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