Nephridial
Nephridial Ne*phrid"i*al, a. (Zo["o]l. & Anat.) Of or pertaining to a nephridium. [1913 Webster]

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  • nephridial — adjective see nephridium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nephridial — See nephridium. * * * …   Universalium

  • nephridial — adjective Of or pertaining to a nephridium …   Wiktionary

  • nephridial — adj. (Zoology) of the nephridium (excretory organ in many invertebrates) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nephridial — ne·phrid·i·al …   English syllables

  • nephridial — nə̇ˈfridēəl adjective Etymology: nephridium + al : of or relating to a nephridium …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nephridial gland — noun : nephridium …   Useful english dictionary

  • nephridium — nephridial, adj. /neuh frid ee euhm/, n., pl. nephridia / frid ee euh/. Zool. the excretory organ of many invertebrates, consisting of a tubule with one end opening into the body cavity and the other opening into a pore at the body surface. [1875 …   Universalium

  • reproductive system, animal — Introduction       any of the organ systems by which animals reproduce.       The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with… …   Universalium

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