kidney failure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kidney failure inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
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Usage

In literature:

Where failure of the heart's action complicates the trouble, this treatment will usually relieve the heart as well as kidneys.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
Digestive troubles of all kinds, kidney diseases and heart failure due to fatty heart are all of common occurrence.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

Alex Karras, actor and NFL great, near death with kidney failure .
Alex Karras with wife, kids after kidney failure .
Ex-NFL great, actor Alex Karras at his LA home surrounded by wife, kids after kidney failure .
Allen Park, MI – Former Detroit Lions great Alex Karras is reportedly suffering from kidney failure and has only a few days to live.
IN EFFECT UNTIL NOV 20, 5:30 p.m. Alex Karras was recently released from a California hospital after having kidney failure so he could spend his final days with family.
'Spice' drug linked to sudden kidney failure in area teenagers.
The synthetic drug known as "spice" and "potpourri" is sending teenagers to the hospital with kidney failure , sparking a health alert in Oregon and southwest Washington.
James Cevallos says Latinos are not only more prone to developing Type 2 diabetes but according to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 8 kidney failure patients, are Latino.
Synthetic drug 'spice' linked to kidney failure .
Nick Cannon Released From Hospital After Surgery for Kidney Failure .
Nick Cannon Recovering From Surgery After Kidney Failure .
Nick Cannon in 'Stable Condition' After Kidney Failure .
Nick Cannon, who was being treated at an Aspen, Colo. Hospital for mild kidney failure this week, tweeted an update from the hospital.
Nick Cannon Transferred to Los Angeles Hospital After Kidney Failure .
Nick Cannon suffers kidney failure .
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