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Descriptor English:   Kidney 
Descriptor Spanish:   Rin 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Rim 
Synonyms English:   Kidneys  
Tree Number:   A05.810.453
Definition English:   Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /blood supply: consider also RENAL CIRCULATION; /surg: consider NEPHRECTOMY; cyst = KIDNEY DISEASES, CYSTIC or specifics; inflammation = NEPHRITIS; Goldblatt kidney = HYPERTENSION, GOLDBLATT see HYPERTENSION, RENOVASCULAR; nephrostomy: consider NEPHROSTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS
Consider also terms at English:   GLOMERUL-, NEPHR-, PYEL-, and RENAL 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Kidney/transplantation use Kidney Transplantation
See Related English:   Diuresis
Radioisotope Renography
Renal Circulation
History Note English:   /transplantation was KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65; was KIDNEY/transplantation 1966-89 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   7840 
Unique Identifier:   D007668 

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