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nephric

[ nef-rik ]
/ ˈnɛf rɪk /
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adjective
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Origin of nephric

First recorded in 1885–90; nephr- + -ic
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How to use nephric in a sentence

  • According to Boveri, the nephric tubules of Amphioxus open into the dorsal cœlom by one or more funnels.

    The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell

Medical definitions for nephric

nephric
[ nĕfrĭk ]

adj.
Relating to or connected with a kidney.
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