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kidney
American English: /ˈkɪdni/
British English: /ˈkɪdni/

Translation of kidney in Spanish:

noun plural -neys

  • 1.1 (Anatomy)
    (before noun) (disease/failure)
    kidney donor
    donante (masculine and feminine) de riñón
    kidney transplant
    transplante (masculine) de riñón
    Example sentences
    • Treatment must be rapid to protect organs such as the kidneys, lungs, and liver from damage.
    • In addition, waste materials cannot be transported properly to the lungs and kidneys for excretion.
    • They each had their own head, arms, legs, brain, heart, lungs, kidneys and liver.
    1.2 (Cookery)
    Example sentences
    • It's poached skate with fennel or lamb kidney sausage on bacon and onion bread.
    • The skewer lay on a vol-au-vent filled with a lightly truffled fudge of sweetbread and kidney, a faint lemoniness danced on my tongue.
    • Follow that with steamed oxtail, beef and veal kidney pudding with roast shallots and buttered carrots.
    1.3 (type) [formal] [dated]to be of the same/a different kidney
    estar/no estar cortado por el mismo patrón
    Example sentences
    • And now, my hearties, be gay, and gaily read the rest, with ease of body and in the best of kidney!
    • May this missive find its beholder sound of shank and in good kidney.

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