Ne*phrit"ic (?), Ne*phrit"ic*al (?), a. [L. nephriticus, gr. : cf. F. néphrétique. See Nephritis.]

1.

Of or pertaining to the kidneys or urinary organs; renal; as, a nephritic disease.

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.

Nephritic stone Min., nephrite; jade. See Nephrite.

 

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