- Relating to, caused by, or similar to nephrosis.
* * *ne·phrot·ic ni-'frät-ik adj of, relating to, affected by, or associated with nephrosis <\nephrotic edema> <a \nephrotic patient>
* * *ne·phrot·ic (nə-frotґik) pertaining to, resembling, or caused by nephrosis.
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