one of the three embryonic excretory organs of higher vertebrates, becoming the permanent and functional kidney.
- met·a·neph·ric, adjective
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This mass of mesoblastic cells may be called the metanephric blastema.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) | Francis Maitland Balfour
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