Renal


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Definition

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

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Kidney anatomy
Kidney - blood and urine flow

References

Kriz W, Elger M. Renal anatomy. In: Feehally J, Floege J, Tonelli M, Johnson RJ, eds. Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2019:chap 1.

Review Date: 
7/16/2019
Reviewed By: 
Walead Latif, MD, Nephrologist and Clinical Associate Professor, Rutgers Medical School, Newark, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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