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1. insufficiency

noun. (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally.

Synonyms

  • unfitness
  • coronary insufficiency
  • inability

Antonyms

  • wealth
  • fruitfulness
  • superiority
  • high quality

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2. insufficiency

noun. lack of an adequate quantity or number.

Synonyms

  • shortfall
  • meagerness
  • exiguity
  • inadequacy
  • deficit
  • meagreness
  • poorness
  • leanness
  • scantiness
  • scarcity
  • amount
  • scarceness
  • scantness
  • deficiency
  • slenderness

Antonyms

  • sufficiency
  • abundance
  • satisfactoriness
  • lead

3. insufficiency

noun. a lack of competence.

Synonyms

  • failing
  • weakness

Antonyms

  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • loss

4. renal

adjective. ['ˈriːnəl'] of or relating to the kidneys.

Etymology

  • renalis (Latin)
  • renes (Latin)

Example sentences of the word renal-insufficiency


1. Noun Phrase
By limiting intake of high-phosphorus foods, symptoms of renal insufficiency can be minimized.

2. Noun Phrase
Hydronephrosis may cause renal insufficiency or kidney damage 2.

3. Noun Phrase
Hypercalcemia can lead to health problems such as renal insufficiency, vascular and soft tissue calcification, and kidney stones.

4. Noun Phrase
The University of California-Davis Health System describes renal insufficiency as the poor function of kidneys possibly caused by a reduction of blood flow to your kidneys 3.

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