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EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin. From Middle Korean 코ᇰᄑᆞᇧ (Yale: khwoG.phosk), 코ᇰᄑᆞᆾ (Yale: khwoG.phoch).

A combined form of (kong) and (pat), due to their physical similarities with human kidney.

NounEdit

콩팥 (kongpat)

  1. (anatomy) kidney

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