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glomerulonephritis
1. A form of nephritis characterized by inflammation of the renal glomeruli.
2. A variety of nephritis characterised by inflammation of the capillary loops in the glomeruli of the kidney.
3. Any glomerular disease characterized by acute, subacute, or chronic inflammation.

It occurs in acute, subacute and chronic forms and may be secondary to hemolytic streptococcal infection. Evidence also supports possible immune or autoimmune mechanisms.

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