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The term "renal" refers to the kidney. For example, renal failure means kidney failure.

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Kidney anatomy
Kidney - blood and urine flow

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Diet - chronic kidney disease
Acute kidney failure
Kidney function tests
Renal scan
Kidney transplant

References

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company; 2017. www.tabers.com/tabersonline. Accessed August 29, 2017.

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