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met•a•neph•ros



Pronunciation: (met"u-nef'ros), [key]
n.,
pl. -roiPronunciation: (-roi). [key]
Embryol.
one of the three embryonic excretory organs of higher vertebrates, becoming the permanent and functional kidney. Cf. mesonephros, pronephros.

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