noun, plural met·a·neph·roi [met-uh-nef-roi] /ˌmɛt əˈnɛf rɔɪ/. Embryology.
- metanephric duct,
Origin of metanephros
Examples from the Web for metanephros
The ureter which carries off the secretion of the kidney proper or metanephros.
The differentiation of a posterior section of the mesonephros into a special gland foreshadowing the metanephros of the Amniota.
The mode of development of the metanephros has as yet only been satisfactorily elucidated in the Chick (Sedgwick, No. 549).