opisthonephros

noun opis·tho·neph·ros

Definition of opisthonephros

plural

opisthonephroi

\-ˌfrȯi\
  1. :  the adult kidney of animals (as some amphibians) that are commonly considered mesonephric as adults, resembling but not identical to the embryonic mesonephros

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Origin and Etymology of opisthonephros

New Latin, from opisth- + Greek nephros kidney — more at nephritis


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