Translation of kidney in Spanish:

kidney

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪdni/

noun/nombre (plural -neys)

  • 1.1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] riñón (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [disease/failure] renal kidney donor donante (masculine and feminine) de riñón kidney transplant transplante (masculine) de riñón
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    • 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/Cocina] riñón (masculine)
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    • 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/anticuado] to be of the same/a different kidney estar*/no estar* cortado por el mismo patrón
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    • 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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