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