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

Learn More about prerenal

Cite this Entry

“Prerenal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prerenal. Accessed 26 January 2020.

Comments on prerenal

What made you want to look up prerenal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to express in a more acceptable way

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Intact Latin Quiz

  • roman tablet
  • What did focus mean in Latin?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!