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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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.