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The term "renal" refers to the kidney. For example, renal failure means kidney failure.

Related topics:


Kidney anatomy
Kidney - blood and urine flow


Dorland's Online Medical Dictionary. Accessed Sept. 9, 2015.

Review Date: 
Reviewed By: 
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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