Definitions for kidney failure

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  1. renal failure, kidney failure(noun)

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

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  1. kidney failure(Noun)

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

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  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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