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Synonyms for kidney
ˈkɪd nikid·ney

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  1. kidneynoun

    nephros, ren

  2. kidneynoun

    An organ in the body that filters the blood, producing urine.

    nephros, ren

  3. kidneynoun

    This organ (of an animal) cooked as food

    nephros, ren

  4. kidneynoun

    constitution, temperament, nature

    nephros, ren

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidneynoun

    either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine

    "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"

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  1. kidneynoun

    Associated words:
    nephrology, nephrotomy, nephritis, renal, emunctory, nephritic, loins, reins

  2. kidneynoun

    sort, kind, variety, disposition

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "kidney":

    renal, kidneys, purely, rein, rene, dialysis

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  1. Maureen Riley:

    When you have other responsibilities, you do watch the clock, one nurse said to me, ‘Are you sure you want to take a hep C kidney?’ I said, ‘Do you see anybody offering any others?’.

  2. David Seldin:

    Projects funded by the National Institutes of Health must ensure appropriate inclusion of women and minorities, they should also ensure distribution of the study reflects the population needed to accomplish the scientific goals of the study. Asked another way: Does the makeup of the study reflect the populations affected by the illness in question? In the case of the GUDMAP Tissue Hub, one of the goals is to support researchers looking for treatments and cures for kidney disease.

  3. Myleigh Madsen:

    Thankfully, they were able to bring her back, but then she ended up on both the heart and kidney transplant list where she waited almost a year in the hospital but it didn't come in time.

  4. Kate Boddie:

    It was overwhelming relief because if you can get a living donor, then the odds of keeping the kidney longer and being more successful are a lot higher, it’s scary too, because it’s my mom and my baby at the same time.

  5. Mohamad Allaf:

    Certainly, staying a little longer may imply that this is a little bit more of a complex situation, the larger the growth in the kidney, the more side effects that can happen from the procedure, which would imply additional monitoring. Sometimes, a second stage of the procedure is performed because the growth, for example, may have multiple blood vessels, and so they may just want to evaluate for clinical success.

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