The term "renal" refers to the kidney. For example, renal failure means kidney failure.
- Kidney disease
Kidney disease - diet Kidney failure Kidney function tests Renal scan Kidney transplant
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company; 2017.
Last reviewed on: 8/1/2017
Reviewed by: Walead Latif, MD, Nephrologist and Clinical Associate Professor, Rutgers Medical School, Newark, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.