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RENAL FAILURE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does renal failure mean? 

RENAL FAILURE (noun)
  The noun RENAL FAILURE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: RENAL FAILURE used as a noun is very rare.


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RENAL FAILURE (noun)


Sense 1renal failure [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

kidney failure; renal failure

Hypernyms ("renal failure" is a kind of...):

failure (loss of ability to function normally)

kidney disease; nephropathy; nephrosis; renal disorder (a disease affecting the kidneys)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "renal failure"):

acute kidney failure; acute renal failure (renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract)

chronic kidney failure; chronic renal failure (renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders)


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