nephrogenic

adjective

neph·​ro·​gen·​ic ˌnef-rə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce nephrogenic (audio)
1
: originating in the kidney : caused by factors originating in the kidney
nephrogenic hypertension
2
: developing into or producing kidney tissue
strands of nephrogenic cells

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“Nephrogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephrogenic. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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