Renal casts
Renal Re"nal (r[=e]"nal), a. [L. renalis, fr. renes the kidneys or reins: cf. F. r['e]nal. See {Reins}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the kidneys; in the region of the kidneys. [1913 Webster]

{Renal capsules} or {Renal glands}, the suprarenal capsules. See under {Capsule}.

{Renal casts}, {Renal colic}. (Med.) See under {Cast}, and {Colic}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Renal — Re nal (r[=e] nal), a. [L. renalis, fr. renes the kidneys or reins: cf. F. r[ e]nal. See {Reins}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the kidneys; in the region of the kidneys. [1913 Webster] {Renal capsules} or {Renal glands}, the suprarenal capsules.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Renal capsules — Renal Re nal (r[=e] nal), a. [L. renalis, fr. renes the kidneys or reins: cf. F. r[ e]nal. See {Reins}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the kidneys; in the region of the kidneys. [1913 Webster] {Renal capsules} or {Renal glands}, the suprarenal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Renal colic — Renal Re nal (r[=e] nal), a. [L. renalis, fr. renes the kidneys or reins: cf. F. r[ e]nal. See {Reins}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the kidneys; in the region of the kidneys. [1913 Webster] {Renal capsules} or {Renal glands}, the suprarenal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Renal glands — Renal Re nal (r[=e] nal), a. [L. renalis, fr. renes the kidneys or reins: cf. F. r[ e]nal. See {Reins}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the kidneys; in the region of the kidneys. [1913 Webster] {Renal capsules} or {Renal glands}, the suprarenal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renal system — ▪ anatomy Introduction  in humans (human body), organ system that includes the kidneys, where urine is produced, and the ureters, bladder, and urethra for the passage, storage, and voiding of urine.       In many respects the human excretory, or… …   Universalium

  • Urinary casts — are cylindrical aggregations of particulate matter that form in the distal nephron, dislodge, and eventually pass into the urine. They form via precipitation of Tamm Horsfall mucoprotein which is secreted by renal tubule cells, and sometimes also …   Wikipedia

  • cast — [kast, käst] vt. cast, casting [ME casten < ON kasta, to throw] 1. a) to put, deposit, or throw with force or violence; fling; hurl b) to give vent to as if by throwing [to cast aspersions] 2. to deposit (a ballot); register (a vote) …   English World dictionary

  • Bright's disease — Bright s dis*ease [From Dr. Bright of London, who first described it.] (Med.) An affection of the kidneys, usually inflammatory in character, and distinguished by the occurrence of albumin and renal casts in the urine. Several varieties of Bright …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myeloma kidney — renal changes occurring in multiple myeloma, due to filtration of large amounts of Bence Jones protein; they include tubular atrophy with multinucleated giant cells in the tubule walls and interstitium, as well as formation of myeloma casts (see… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cast — 1) A protective shell of plaster and bandage molded to protect a broken or fractured limb as it heals. 2) An abnormal mass of dead cells that forms in a body cavity. * * * 1. An object formed by the solidification of a liquid poured into a mold.… …   Medical dictionary

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