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renal

[reen-l] /ˈrin l/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the kidneys or the surrounding regions.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Late Latin rēnālis, equivalent to Latin rēn(ēs) kidneys (plural) + -ālis -al1
Related forms
interrenal, adjective
postrenal, adjective
prerenal, adjective
superrenal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for postrenal

renal

/ˈriːnəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, resembling, or situated near the kidney
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Late Latin rēnālis, from Latin rēnēs kidneys, of obscure origin
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Word Origin and History for postrenal
renal
1656, from L.L. renalis "of or belonging to kidneys," from L. ren (pl. renes) "kidneys."
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postrenal in Medicine

renal re·nal (rē'nəl)
adj.
Of or in the region of the kidneys.

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postrenal in Science
renal
  (rē'nəl)   
Relating to or involving the kidneys.
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postrenal in Culture
renal [(reen-l)]

A descriptive term for the kidneys.

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