(geology) a form of hematite that occurs in kidney-shaped masses
noun, Boxing. 1. an illegal punch in the lower back.
[kid-nee] /ˈkɪd ni/ noun, plural kidneys. 1. Anatomy. either of a pair of bean-shaped organs in the back part of the abdominal cavity that form and excrete urine, regulate fluid and electrolyte balance, and act as endocrine glands. 2. Zoology. a corresponding organ in other vertebrate animals or an organ of like function in invertebrates. […]
[kid-nee-sheypt] /ˈkɪd niˌʃeɪpt/ adjective 1. having the general shape of a long oval indented at one side; reniform: a kidney-shaped swimming pool. adjective 1. shaped like an oval with an inward curve at one side
noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormal stone, or concretion, composed primarily of oxalates and phosphates, found in the kidney. noun 1. (pathol) Also called renal calculus. a hard mass formed in the kidney, usually composed of oxalates, phosphates, and carbonates 2. (mineralogy) another name for nephrite kidney stone n. A small hard mass in the kidney […]