Glossary of Terms

There are many terms and abreviations that are unique to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).

Please use the following links:

A – Z Health Guide related to CKD and ESRD
https://www.kidney.org/atoz

National Library of Medicine index of related terms
https://medlineplus.gov/chronickidneydisease.html

eMedicineHealth.com
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/acute_kidney_failure/glossary_em.htm

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-communication-programs/nkdep/a-z/Pages/default.aspx