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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There are thus substantial reasons for believing that the nephridium grows backwards from a funnel as does the coelomoduct.
The figure is given to shew the peritoneal funnel of the nephridium.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Close to the point where the vesicle joins the coiled section of the nephridium the former has a peculiar nick or bend in it.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Externally, the nephridium opens by a vesicle, as in many Oligochaetes whose lumen is intercellular.
D, Lateral view showing the actual relation of the glandular and non-glandular sacs of the nephridium.