noun, plural met·a·neph·roi [met-uh-nef-roi] /ˌmɛt əˈnɛf rɔɪ/. Embryology.
Words nearby metanephros
Origin of metanephros
OTHER WORDS FROM metanephrosmet·a·neph·ric, adjective
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).