Nephron Definition

nĕfrŏn
noun
A single urinary tubule in the vertebrate kidney.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • uriniferous tubule
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Other Word Forms of Nephron

Noun

Singular:
nephron
Plural:
nephrons

Origin of Nephron

  • German from Greek nephros kidney

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek νεφρός (nephros, “kidney").

    From Wiktionary

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