A bone disorder that adversely affects bone growth and is caused by chronic kidney failure (renal disease). Osteo?dystrophy can require treatment with vitamin D. Also known as kidney osteodystrophy.
- Renal pelvis
The area at the center of the kidney. Urine collects in the renal pelvis and is funneled into the ureter.
- Renal stone
calculi) is the Latin word for pebble.
- Renal vein thrombosis
A blood clot in the major vein that drains blood from the kidney.
1) Roentgen equivalent physical, a unit of absorbed radiation approximately equivalent to one roentgen. 2) An abbreviation for repetition when referring to an exercise maneuver. 3) An abbreviation for representative of sales for a pharmaceutical or health products company.
- Repair, DNA
The process by which a cell uses a series of special enzymes to repair mutations (changes) in DNA and restore the DNA to its original state. The DNA is constantly mutating and being repaired. This repair process is controlled by special genes. A mutation in a DNA repair gene can cripple the repair process and […]