nephrotoxic

nephrotoxic
1. Pertaining to nephrotoxin; toxic to renal cells. 2. SYN: nephrolytic.

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neph·ro·tox·ic .nef-rə-'täk-sik adj poisonous to the kidney <\nephrotoxic drugs> also resulting from or marked by poisoning of the kidney <\nephrotoxic effects>
neph·ro·tox·ic·i·ty -täk-'sis-ət-ē n, pl -ties

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adj.
liable to cause damage to the kidneys. Nephrotoxic drugs include aminoglycosides antibiotics, sulphonamides, and gold compounds.

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neph·ro·tox·ic (nefґro-tok″sik) toxic or destructive to kidney cells.

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