of or relating to the kidneys or the surrounding regions.
- in·ter·re·nal, adjective
- post·re·nal, adjective
- pre·re·nal, adjective
- su·per·re·nal, adjective
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How to use renal in a sentence
I’d also lost about a third of my blood and was so dehydrated that I was experiencing the beginnings of renal failure.
That’s when they found out that it was his kidneys — renal cancer — and it had spread to his bones.In the shadow of the towers: Five lives and a world transformed | Joby Warrick, Souad Mekhennet | September 2, 2021 | Washington Post
The cause was renal failure as a result of diabetes, his family said in a statement.Benigno Aquino III, Philippine president who fought corruption and Chinese territorial claims, dies at 61 | Regine Cabato, William Branigin | June 24, 2021 | Washington Post
Indeed, a patient with end-stage renal disease has a 20 percent co-pay, not just for dialysis sessions but for other issues that may go along with kidney failure.Is Dialysis a Test Case of Medicare for All? (Ep. 457) | Stephen J. Dubner | April 8, 2021 | Freakonomics
About one of three adults with diabetes has some form of kidney disease, and about 30 percent of people worldwide with end-stage renal disease are diabetics.Is Dialysis a Test Case of Medicare for All? (Ep. 457) | Stephen J. Dubner | April 8, 2021 | Freakonomics
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 | Marlow Stern | May 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One, suffering from renal failure, had been in the ICU bed next to Dighe.Mumbai on Edge With Shiv Sena Founder Bal Thackeray Ill | Dilip D’Souza | November 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She has developed end-stage renal failure, and is in urgent need of a kidney transplant.
In 1937, the blond bombshell Jean Harlow died of renal failure at the age of 26, while filming Saratoga with Clark Gable.
In 2001, Batista gave one of his kidneys to Dawnell, 44, who had suffered from renal disease for many years.
It is small in cloudy swelling from toxins and drugs, and variable in renal tuberculosis and neoplasms.
It is possible—as in urate infarcts of infants—for urates to be molded into cylindric bodies within the renal tubules.
renal cells are abundant in parenchymatous nephritis, especially the acute form.
(a) Epithelial casts contain epithelial cells from the renal tubules.
Granular and fatty casts, therefore, always indicate partial or complete disintegration of the renal epithelium.
British Dictionary definitions for renal
of, relating to, resembling, or situated near the kidney
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Scientific definitions for renal
Relating to or involving the kidneys.
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Cultural definitions for renal
A descriptive term for the kidneys.
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