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kidney

noun uk   us   /ˈkɪd.ni/
C2 [C] either of a pair of small organs in the body that take away waste matter from the blood to produce urine: kidney failure [C or U] these organs from an animal, used as food: steak and kidney pie
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in Arabic كِلْية…
in Korean 콩팥…
in Malaysian buah pinggang…
in French rein…
in Turkish böbrek…
in Italian rene, rognone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腎,腎臟, (可食用的動物)腰子…
in Russian почка…
in Polish nerka…
in Vietnamese thận…
in Spanish riñón…
in Portuguese rim…
in Thai ไต…
in German die Niere…
in Catalan ronyó…
in Japanese 腎臓, (食用のブタ、ウシなどの)腎臓…
in Indonesian ginjal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肾,肾脏, (可食用的动物)腰子…
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