noun, plural ne·phrid·i·a [nuh-frid-ee-uh]. /nəˈfrɪd i ə/. Zoology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nephridiumne·phrid·i·al, adjective
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It will be convenient to commence with one of the hinder nephridia.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Portion of segmental organ of 4th and 5th legs, corresponding to vesicle of the other nephridia.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The addition of a primitive vascular system and a pair of nephridia, or excretory organs, is first met with in the Nemertines.The Last Link|Ernst Haeckel
Among the Terebelloidea there is a remarkable differentiation of the nephridia into two series.
There is usually a gap between the two series, several segments being without nephridia.