nephr-

combining form
variants: or

nephro-

Definition of nephr-

  1. :  kidney nephric nephrology

Origin and Etymology of nephr-

New Latin, from Greek, from nephros — more at nephritis


Medical Dictionary

nephr-

combining form
variants: or

nephro-

Medical Definition of nephr-

  1. :  kidney nephrectomy nephrology


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