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nephroma in Medicine

nephroma

(nə-frōmə)
n. pl. ne•phro•mas
  1. A tumor arising from renal tissue.
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  • Peltigera furnishes seven species for Ohio, while only one species of Nephroma has thus far been found in the State.

    Ohio Biological Survey, Bull. 10, Vol. 11, No. 6

    Bruce Fink and Leafy J. Corrington

  • Nephroma with cortex on both sides, is to be regarded higher than Peltigera, which has the cortex on the upper side only.

    Ohio Biological Survey, Bull. 10, Vol. 11, No. 6

    Bruce Fink and Leafy J. Corrington

  • A section through the thallus of Nephroma helvetica, showing the cortices, upper and lower, and the mycelial medulla within.

    Ohio Biological Survey, Bull. 10, Vol. 11, No. 6

    Bruce Fink and Leafy J. Corrington