kidney

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɪdni/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɪdni/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kidnē)


Inflections of 'kidney' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": kidneys
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kidney

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [beef, pork, veal, lamb, human] kidney
  2. [donated, gave] his kidney to
  3. [donated] his kidney to save her life
  4. cancer of the kidney
  5. has cancer in his kidneys
  6. his kidneys are failing
  7. got [punched, kicked] in the kidneys
  8. UK, idiom, dated: is of [the same, a different] kidney
  9. UK, idiom, dated: comfortable with [people, women, students] of her own kidney
n as adj
  1. UK: [make, eat, buy] steak and kidney pie
  2. kidney [stew, soup]
  3. suffered kidney [disease, failure, damage, cancer]
  4. can [cause, lead to, induce] kidney [disease]
  5. is [having, undergoing] a kidney transplant
  6. [seeking, looking for] a kidney donor
  7. [have, prevent, operate on] kidney stones
adv
  1. a kidney-shaped [mirror, table, object]
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