acute renal failure

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Noun1.acute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tractacute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
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Severe uremic poisoning (old-fashioned name for kidney disease) is toxic and deadly.
22, 1916, six days after the newsreel was shot, the fabled author and adventurer died at age 40, some say of uremic poisoning, while others claim a morphine overdose by his own hand.