nephrogenic

adjective
neph·​ro·​gen·​ic | \ ˌnef-rə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce nephrogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nephrogenic

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 25 Jul. 2021.

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