Associations to the word «Kidney»


KIDNEY, noun. An organ in the body that filters the blood, producing urine.
KIDNEY, noun. This organ (of an animal) cooked as food.
KIDNEY, noun. (figuratively) (dated) Constitution, temperament, nature, type, character, disposition. (usually used of people)
KIDNEY, noun. (obsolete) (slang) A waiter.
KIDNEY BEAN, noun. A variety of common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, with a dark-red skin.
KIDNEY BEANS, noun. Plural of kidney bean
KIDNEY BELT, noun. A wide belt sometimes worn by weight lifters, motorcyclists, manual laborers, and others who are liable to experience stress in the lower back region, for the purpose of providing lumbar support.
KIDNEY CORPUSCLE, noun. (anatomy) renal corpuscle
KIDNEY CORPUSCLES, noun. Plural of kidney corpuscle
KIDNEY DAGGER, noun. Synonym of bollock dagger.
KIDNEY DAGGERS, noun. Plural of kidney dagger
KIDNEY ORE, noun. Hematite in reniform habit
KIDNEY PUNCH, noun. A blow struck with the fist to the lower back region, capable of causing serious internal injury and not permitted under the rules of boxing.
KIDNEY PUNCH, verb. To deliver such a blow.
KIDNEY STONE, noun. (medicine) A calculus in the kidney.
KIDNEY STONES, noun. Plural of kidney stone
KIDNEY VETCH, noun. Anthyllis vulneraria, a medical plant in the pea family

Dictionary definition

KIDNEY, noun. Either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder".

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