Definition of kidney dish in English:

kidney dish

Line breaks: kid¦ney dish

noun

A kidney-shaped dish used as a receptacle in an operating theatre or doctor’s surgery.
More example sentences
  • She is told by a condescending manager, ‘Here it is,’ as he unveils a heart in a kidney dish that has been sitting on the desk between them all along.
  • At 1.21 am a boy swaggers out of the treatment room, holding up his bandaged arm like a grotesque trophy, and holding a cardboard kidney dish underneath to catch the blood.
  • We have a kidney dish, and scissors to cut the umbilical cord.

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