Definition of Kidney. Meaning of Kidney. Synonyms of Kidney

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Definition of Kidney

Kidney
Kidney Kid"ney, n.; pl. Kidneys. [OE. kidnei, kidnere, from Icel. koi?r belly, womb (akin to Goth. gipus, AS. cwip womb) + OE. nere kidney; akin to D. nier, G. niere, OHG. nioro, Icel. n?ra, Dan. nyre, Sw. njure, and probably to Gr. (?) Cf. Kite belly.]

Meaning of Kidney from wikipedia

- humans, the kidneys are two reddish-brown bean-shaped blood-filtering organs that are a multilobar, multipapillary form of mammalian kidneys, usually without...
- Kidney failure, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), is a medical condition in which the kidneys can no longer adequately filter waste products...
- Kidney disease, or renal disease, technically referred to as nephropathy, is damage to or disease of a kidney. Nephritis is an inflammatory kidney disease...
- Kidney dialysis (from Gr**** διάλυσις, dialysis, 'dissolution'; from διά, dia, 'through', and λύσις, lysis, 'loosening or splitting') is the process of...
- of kidney beans, such as: Red kidney bean (also known as: common kidney bean, rajma in India, surkh (red) lobia in ****stan). Light speckled kidney bean...
- Kidney transplant or renal transplant is the organ transplant of a kidney into a patient with end-stage kidney disease (ESRD). Kidney transplant is typically...
- normal kidney function (renal physiology) and kidney disease (renal pathophysiology), the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease...
- Kidney cancer, also known as renal cancer, is a group of cancers that starts in the kidney. Symptoms may include blood in the urine, a lump in the abdomen...
- A kidney dish (British English) or emesis basin (American English) is a shallow basin with a kidney-shaped base and sloping walls used in medical and...
- Artificial kidney is often a synonym for hemodialysis, but may also refer to the other renal replacement therapies (with exclusion of kidney transplantation)...