Medical Definition of anephric
: lacking kidneys : without functioning kidneys A potential donor may wish to donate a solitary kidney (having donated a kidney previously), while realizing that such a donation would render that individual anephric. — The Journal of the American Medical Association, 13 Dec. 2000 Removal of excess fluid in this group of functionally anephric patients is achieved by ultrafiltration during three dialysis treatments, lasting a total of 10 to 12 hours, per week.— Robert G. Luke, The New England Journal of Medicine, 17 Sept. 1998
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