the islets in the pancreas
and stomach pain.
- kidney disease:
- see nephropathy.
- kidney failure:
- A chronic condition in which the body retains fluid and harmful wastes build up because the kidneys no longer work properly. A person with kidney failure needs dialysis or a kidney transplant. Also called end-stage renal (REE-nul) disease or ESRD.
- The two bean-shaped organs that filter wastes from the blood and form urine. The kidneys are
- located near the middle of the back. They send urine to the bladder.
- Kussmaul (KOOS-mall) breathing:
- The rapid