Definition of subrenal in US English:

subrenal

adjective

  • 1Veterinary Medicine. Of a disease or abnormal humour: affecting the loins or kidneys (of animals). Now historical and rare.

  • 2Anatomy and Medicine. Located or occurring under the kidney.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Topsell (d. 1625), Church of England clergyman and author. Originally from post-classical Latin subrenalis from classical Latin sub- + post-classical Latin renalis.

Pronunciation

subrenal

/ˌsʌbˈriːnl/