prerenal

adjective
pre·​re·​nal | \ -ˈrēn-ᵊl How to pronounce prerenal (audio) \

Medical Definition of prerenal

: occurring in the circulatory system before the kidney is reached the usual prerenal causes for transient renal insufficiency such as hypotonia and hypovolemia were excluded— Rudolf Pfab et al

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“Prerenal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prerenal. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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