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Your Kidneys A – Z

If you’ve ever wondered about a word, term or acronym used in a discussion about kidneys, you should find the meaning here in our glossary of terms.

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Kidney Health Australia is a trusted source of information related to kidney disease. If you’ve ever wondered about a word, term or acronym used in a discussion about kidneys, you should find meanings for common ones below.

Disclaimer: This glossary is not meant to be a substitute for advice from a health professional. Please note that we recognise each person's experience is individual and variations do occur in treatment and management due to personal circumstances, the health professional and the state one lives in. Should you require further information always consult your health professional.

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