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of or relating to the kidneys or the surrounding regions.
of, relating to, resembling, or situated near the kidney

renal re·nal (rē’nəl)
Of or in the region of the kidneys.
Relating to or involving the kidneys.
renal [(reen-l)]

A descriptive term for the kidneys.


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