- of or relating to the kidneys or the surrounding regions.
Origin of renal
Examples from the Web for renal
Context: The Irish playwright uttered these words on his deathbed before dying of renal failure.Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words
May 27, 2014
One, suffering from renal failure, had been in the ICU bed next to Dighe.Mumbai on Edge With Shiv Sena Founder Bal Thackeray Ill
November 16, 2012
In 1937, the blond bombshell Jean Harlow died of renal failure at the age of 26, while filming Saratoga with Clark Gable.What Are They Hiding?
October 25, 2009
In 2001, Batista gave one of his kidneys to Dawnell, 44, who had suffered from renal disease for many years.Take My Kidney, Please
January 8, 2009
Pyelitis of the renal pelvis is not seldom met in pregnancy.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
In the seventh week are formed the renal capsules and kidneys.Private Sex Advice to Women
R. B. Armitage
When delayed, renal "permeability" is supposed to be interfered with.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd
At the base of the antenn are the green glands, said to have renal functions.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
This attack was a recurrence of the renal disorder of the previous year.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)
- of, relating to, resembling, or situated near the kidney
Word Origin and History for renal
1650s, from French rénal and directly from Late Latin renalis "of or belonging to kidneys," from Latin ren (plural renes) "kidneys."
- Of or in the region of the kidneys.
- Relating to or involving the kidneys.
A descriptive term for the kidneys.