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perinephrium

[ per-uh-nef-ree-uhm ]
/ 藢p蓻r 蓹藞n蓻f ri 蓹m /
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noun, plural per路i路neph路ri路a [per-uh-nef-ree-uh]. /藢p蓻r 蓹藞n蓻f ri 蓹/. Anatomy.
the capsule of connective tissue that envelops the kidney.
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Origin of perinephrium

From New Latin; see origin at peri-, nephr-, -ium

OTHER WORDS FROM perinephrium

per路i路neph路ral, per路i路neph路ri路al, per路i路neph路ric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for perinephrium

perinephrium
/ (藢p蓻r瑟藞n蓻fr瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -ria (-r瑟蓹)
anatomy the fatty and connective tissue surrounding the kidney

Derived forms of perinephrium

perinephric, adjective

Word Origin for perinephrium

C19: from peri- + -nephrium, from Greek nephros kidney
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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