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 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 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… …   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

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