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Kidney

Kid´ney   Pronunciation: kĭd´nŷ
n.1.
1.(Anat.) A glandular organ which excretes urea and other waste products from the animal body; a urinary gland.
2.Habit; disposition; sort; kind; as, a man of a different kidney.
Millions in the world of this man's kidney.
- L'Estrange.
3.A waiter.
Floating kidney
See Wandering kidney, under Wandering.
Kidney bean
(Bot.) a sort of bean; - so named from its shape. It is of the genus Phaseolus (Phaseolus vulgaris). See under Bean.
Kidney ore
(Min.) a variety of hematite or iron sesquioxide, occurring in compact kidney-shaped masses.
Kidney stone
(Min.) See Nephrite, and Jade.
Kidney vetch
(Bot.) a leguminous herb of Europe and Asia (Anthyllis vulneraria), with cloverlike heads of red or yellow flowers, once used as a remedy for renal disorders, and also to stop the flow of blood from wounds; lady's-fingers.
Noun1.kidney - either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder
Pronunciation: (KID-nee)

One of the two bean-shaped organs that filter wastes from the blood. The kidneys are located near the middle of the back. They create urine, which is delivered to the bladder through tubes called ureters.

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