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

- The kidneys are two reddish-brown bean-shaped organs found in vertebrates. They are located on the left and right in the retroperitoneal space, and in...
- Kidney failure, also known as end-stage kidney disease, is a medical condition in which the kidneys are functioning at less than 15% of normal levels...
- The kidney bean is a variety of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). It is named for its visual resemblance in shape and – for the red variety – colour...
- Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a type of kidney disease in which there is gradual loss of kidney function over a period of months to years. Initially...
- 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...
- Kidney disease, or renal disease, technically referred to as nephropathy, is damage to or disease of a kidney. Nephritis is an inflammatory kidney disease...
- of kidney function, known as acute kidney injury (previously called acute renal failure), or when a gradual decline in kidney function chronic kidney disease...
- 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...
- of the kidneys, specifically normal kidney function (renal physiology) and kidney disease (renal pathophysiology), the preservation of kidney health,...
- Steak and kidney pie is a savoury pie that is filled prin****lly with a mixture of diced beef, diced kidney (often of beef, lamb, or pork), fried onion...