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One of a pair of organs located in the right and left side of the abdomen which clear ""poisons"" from the blood, regulate acid concentration and maintain water balance in the body by excreting urine. The kidneys are part of the urinary tract. The urine then passes through connecting tubes called ""ureters"" into the bladder. The bladder stores the urine until it is released during urination.
A stone in the kidney (or lower down in the urinary tract).