Definitions for kidney failure

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. renal failure, kidney failure(noun)

    inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance


  1. kidney failure(Noun)

    Any condition, acute or chronic, where the kidneys cease to function properly.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Kidney Failure

    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.


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