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Meaning of “kidney” - Learner’s Dictionary

kidney

noun [C]     /ˈkɪdni/
one of the two organs in your body that remove waste from the blood and produce urineOther major organs
Translations of “kidney”
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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