[ nef-rik ]
/ ˈnɛf rɪk /


Origin of nephric

First recorded in 1885–90; nephr- + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nephric

  • 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

Medicine definitions for nephric

[ nĕfrĭk ]


Relating to or connected with a kidney.
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