renal failure


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renal failure

n.
Acute or chronic malfunction of the kidneys resulting from any of a number of causes, including infection, trauma, toxins, hemodynamic abnormalities, and autoimmune disease, and often resulting in systemic symptoms, especially edema, hypertension, metabolic acidosis, and uremia.
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Noun1.renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
failure - loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure"
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
acute kidney failure, acute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
chronic kidney failure, chronic renal failure - renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
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One per cent of the patients suffer from severe renal failure, while nine per cent suffer from medium renal failure and 30 per cent light renal failure," said Al Salmi.
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