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floating kidney
Wandering Wan"der*ing, a. & n. from Wander, v. Wandering albatross (Zo["o]l.), the great white albatross. See Illust. of Albatross. Wandering cell (Physiol.), an animal cell which possesses the power of spontaneous movement, as one of the white corpuscles of the blood. Wandering Jew (Bot.), any one of several creeping species of Tradescantia, which have alternate, pointed leaves, and a soft, herbaceous stem which roots freely at the joints. They are commonly cultivated in hanging baskets, window boxes, etc. Wandering kidney (Med.), a morbid condition in which one kidney, or, rarely, both kidneys, can be moved in certain directions; -- called also floating kidney, movable kidney. Wandering liver (Med.), a morbid condition of the liver, similar to wandering kidney. Wandering mouse (Zo["o]l.), the whitefooted, or deer, mouse. See Illust. of Mouse. Wandering spider (Zo["o]l.), any one of a tribe of spiders that wander about in search of their prey.
Floating kidney
Floating Float"ing, a. 1. Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a wreck; floating motes in the air. 2. Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating ribs in man and some other animals. 3. Not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as, floating capital; a floating debt. Trade was at an end. Floating capital had been withdrawn in great masses from the island. --Macaulay. Floating anchor (Naut.), a drag or sea anchor; drag sail. Floating battery (Mil.), a battery erected on rafts or the hulls of ships, chiefly for the defense of a coast or the bombardment of a place. Floating bridge. (a) A bridge consisting of rafts or timber, with a floor of plank, supported wholly by the water; a bateau bridge. See Bateau. (b) (Mil.) A kind of double bridge, the upper one projecting beyond the lower one, and capable of being moved forward by pulleys; -- used for carrying troops over narrow moats in attacking the outworks of a fort. (c) A kind of ferryboat which is guided and impelled by means of chains which are anchored on each side of a stream, and pass over wheels on the vessel, the wheels being driven by stream power. (d) The landing platform of a ferry dock. Floating cartilage (Med.), a cartilage which moves freely in the cavity of a joint, and often interferes with the functions of the latter. Floating dam. (a) An anchored dam. (b) A caisson used as a gate for a dry dock. Floating derrick, a derrick on a float for river and harbor use, in raising vessels, moving stone for harbor improvements, etc. Floating dock. (Naut.) See under Dock. Floating harbor, a breakwater of cages or booms, anchored and fastened together, and used as a protection to ships riding at anchor to leeward. --Knight. Floating heart (Bot.), a small aquatic plant (Limnanthemum lacunosum) whose heart-shaped leaves float on the water of American ponds. Floating island, a dish for dessert, consisting of custard with floating masses of whipped cream or white of eggs. Floating kidney. (Med.) See Wandering kidney, under Wandering. Floating light, a light shown at the masthead of a vessel moored over sunken rocks, shoals, etc., to warn mariners of danger; a light-ship; also, a light erected on a buoy or floating stage. Floating liver. (Med.) See Wandering liver, under Wandering. Floating pier, a landing stage or pier which rises and falls with the tide. Floating ribs (Anat.), the lower or posterior ribs which are not connected with the others in front; in man they are the last two pairs. Floating screed (Plastering), a strip of plastering first laid on, to serve as a guide for the thickness of the coat. Floating threads (Weaving), threads which span several other threads without being interwoven with them, in a woven fabric.

Meaning of Floating kidney from wikipedia

- become available for selected symptomatic patients. Moss SW (1997). "Floating kidneys: a century of nephroptosis and nephropexy". J. Urol. 158 (3 Pt 1):...
- Nephropexy is the surgical fixation of a floating or mobile kidney (nephroptosis). It was first performed by Eugen Hahn on 10 April 1881. Hatzinger M...
- by the golden age of air travel" opened late in 2010 and its "fluid floating kidney shaped" design was featured on the cover of Sleeper Magazine's November...
- February 1905, Florence needed emergency surgery for nephroptosis ('floating kidney') and was initially treated by a homoeopathic doctor Charles E. Sawyer...
- Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, known commonly as floating pennywort, or floating marshpennywort, is an aquatic plant in the family Araliaceae. It is native...
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- his care. Sawyer diagnosed and successfully treated Mrs. Harding’s "floating kidney" condition, the first doctor to do so, and thus gained her loyalty...
- anomalous origin of the coronary artery (class II-deletion) Kidneys: missing kidney or floating kidneys Cancer: neuroblastoma Sleep disturbances It is not clear...