noun. ['ˈnɛfrɑːn'] any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney.
- uriniferous tubule
- malpighian body
- malpighian corpuscle
- renal corpuscle
- νεφρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Nephron
Example sentences of the word nephron
1. Noun, singular or mass
Each nephron is made up of a blood vessel and a tube that collects urine.