renal

[reen-l]
adjective
of or pertaining to the kidneys or the surrounding regions.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin rēnālis, equivalent to Latin rēn(ēs) kidneys (plural) + -ālis -al1

interrenal, adjective
postrenal, adjective
prerenal, adjective
superrenal, adjective
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renal (ˈriːnəl)
 
adj
of, relating to, resembling, or situated near the kidney
 
[C17: from French, from Late Latin rēnālis, from Latin rēnēs kidneys, of obscure origin]

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renal
1656, from L.L. renalis "of or belonging to kidneys," from L. ren (pl. renes) "kidneys."
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renal re·nal (rē'nəl)
adj.
Of or in the region of the kidneys.

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renal   (rē'nəl)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or involving the kidneys.
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Cultural Dictionary
renal [(reen-l)]

A descriptive term for the kidneys.

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Example sentences
There are the physiologic complications, such as renal dysfunction.
Scientists have discovered a key protein in the renal tubes of these mosquitoes
  that helps with the necessary excretion.
Somehow the heat had welded them together into a gray, suppurating renal brick.
Last summer, he suffered severe renal failure and nearly died.
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