Associations to the word «Renal»


RENAL, adjective. Pertaining to the kidneys.
RENAL ANGLE, noun. (anatomy) An area located on either side of the human back between the lateral borders of the erector spinae muscles and inferior borders of the twelfth rib, so called because the kidney can be felt at this location.
RENAL CELL CARCINOMA, noun. A type of cancer in which the epithelial cells of the kidney grow uncontrollably
RENAL CELL CARCINOMAS, noun. Plural of renal cell carcinoma
RENAL CELL CARCINOMATA, noun. Plural of renal cell carcinoma
RENAL CLEARANCE, noun. (medicine) A measure of the ability of the kidneys to remove a specific substance from the bloodstream
RENAL CORPUSCLE, noun. (anatomy) the blood-filtering structure at the beginning of a vertebrate nephron, consisting of a glomerulus and a Bowman's capsule.
RENAL CORPUSCLES, noun. Plural of renal corpuscle
RENAL CORTEX, noun. (anatomy) The outer region of the kidney, between the renal capsule and the renal medulla, consisting of the glomeruli and the proximal and distal convoluted tubules.
RENAL CORTEXES, noun. Plural of renal cortex
RENAL CORTICES, noun. Plural of renal cortex
RENAL MEDULLA, noun. (anatomy) The inner most region of the kidney, arranged into pyramid like structures, consisting of the collecting tubules, Henle's loop, vasa rectae, venulae rectae and the medullary capillary plexus.
RENAL PELVIS, noun. (anatomy) The funnel-like dilated proximal part of the ureter in the kidney.

Dictionary definition

RENAL, adjective. Of or relating to the kidneys.

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