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glomerulosclerosis

Pronunciation: glo-mer'yu-lo-skle-ro'sis

Definition: Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes.

Synonym(s): glomerular sclerosis

[glomerulus + G. sklerosis, hardness]

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