HyperDic: renal_failure

English > 1 sense of the expression renal failure:
NOUNstaterenal failure, kidney failureinability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
English > renal failure: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaninginability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance.
Synonymkidney failure
Narroweracute renal failure, acute kidney failurerenal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
chronic renal failure, chronic kidney failurerenal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
BroaderfailureLoss of ability to function normally
kidney disease, renal disorder, nephropathy, nephrosisA disease affecting the kidneys
Spanishinsuficiencia renal
Catalaninsuficiència renal

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