Definitions for kidney failure
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kidney failure
renal failure, kidney failure(noun)
inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
Any condition, acute or chronic, where the kidneys cease to function properly.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A severe irreversible decline in the ability of kidneys to remove wastes, concentrate URINE, and maintain ELECTROLYTE BALANCE; BLOOD PRESSURE; and CALCIUM metabolism. Renal failure, either acute (KIDNEY FAILURE, ACUTE) or chronic (KIDNEY FAILURE, CHRONIC), requires HEMODIALYSIS.
Find a translation for the kidney failure definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these kidney failure definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"kidney failure." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 18 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kidney failure>.