medical Definition of anephric
- 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