Definition of kidney failure in US English:

kidney failure

noun

  • Severe failure of the kidneys to function properly.

    ‘last year, my father was diagnosed with kidney failure’
    • ‘Severe cases of kidney failure have responded to varying extents.’
    • ‘In India, diabetes already accounts for more than 25 per cent of all cases of kidney failure.’
    • ‘Over the past decade the number of people with kidney failure doubled.’
    • ‘He died of kidney failure in London, Ontario.’
    • ‘With acute kidney failure, his future depended on finding an organ donor.’