HyperDic: kidney

English > 1 sense of the word kidney:
NOUNbodykidneyeither of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
kidney > pronunciation
Soundskih'dniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > kidney: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningEither of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine.
Example"urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"
Part ofurinary tractThe organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
Partsadrenal gland, adrenal, suprarenal glandEither of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney
arcuate artery of the kidneycurved arteries of the kidney
arcuate vein of the kidney, vena arcuata renisveins that receive blood from interlobular veins of kidney and rectal venules
nephron, uriniferous tubuleAny of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
pelvis, renal pelvisA structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter
renal artery, arteria renalisAn artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters
renal cortexThe cortex of the kidney containing the glomeruli and the convoluted tubules
renal vein, vena renalisveins that accompany renal arteries
venae interlobulares renisinterlobular veins of the kidney
venae renisveins of the kidney
Broaderexcretory organ, urinary organAn organ that separates waste substances from the blood and discharges them
Spanishriñón
Catalanronyó
Adjectivesadrenalnear the kidneys
nephritic, renalof or relating to the kidneys

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