Meaning of nephropathy in English:

nephropathy

noun

Medicine
  • Disease or dysfunction of the kidneys.

Pronunciation

nephropathy

/nɪˈfrɒpəθi/ /nɛˈfrɒpəθi/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Lewellys Barker (1867–1943). From nephro- + -pathy, perhaps after French néphropathie.