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renal Syllabification: re·nal
Pronunciation: /ˈrēnl/

Definition of renal in English:


Of or relating to the kidneys: renal failure
More example sentences
  • We also excluded women with a history of kidney or bladder stones, renal failure, or hypercalcaemia.
  • The number of people who develop end stage renal failure and require renal replacement therapy is ever increasing.
  • There were also reductions in myocardial infarction and renal failure.


Mid 17th century: from French rénal, from late Latin renalis, from Latin renes 'kidneys'.

Words that rhyme with renal

adrenal, officinal, penal, venal
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