juxtamedullary

adjective
jux·​ta·​med·​ul·​lary | \ ˌjək-stə-ˈmed-ᵊl-ˌer-ē, -ˈmej-ə-ˌler-ē, -mə-ˈdəl-ə-rē How to pronounce juxtamedullary (audio) \

Medical Definition of juxtamedullary

: situated or occurring near the edge of the medulla of the kidney juxtamedullary nephrons juxtamedullary circulation

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“Juxtamedullary.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/juxtamedullary. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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