another name for artificial kidney See haemodialysis
- Kidney ore
noun 1. (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