In 1937, the blond bombshell Jean Harlow died of renal failure at the age of 26, while filming Saratoga with Clark Gable.
In 2001, Batista gave one of his kidneys to Dawnell, 44, who had suffered from renal disease for many years.
Context: The Irish playwright uttered these words on his deathbed before dying of renal failure.
1650s, from French rénal and directly from Late Latin renalis "of or belonging to kidneys," from Latin ren (plural renes) "kidneys."
renal re·nal (rē'nəl)
Of or in the region of the kidneys.
A descriptive term for the kidneys.