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1. nephron

noun. ['ˈnɛfrɑːn'] any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney.

Synonyms

  • uriniferous tubule
  • malpighian body
  • malpighian corpuscle
  • renal corpuscle
  • kidney

Etymology

  • νεφρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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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.

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