metanephros
noun (plural metanephroi) Etymology: New Latin, from meta- + Greek nephros kidney — more at nephritis Date: 1884 either member of the final and most caudal pair of the three successive pairs of vertebrate renal organs that functions as a permanent adult kidney in reptiles, birds, and mammals but is not present at all in lower forms — compare mesonephros, pronephrosmetanephric adjective

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  • métanéphros — ● métanéphros nom masculin (du grec nephros, rein) Troisième et dernière des structures embryonnaires à l origine du rein des vertébrés amniotes, desservie par l uretère secondaire. métanéphros [metanefʀos] n. m. ÉTYM. 1897; de méta , et grec… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • metanephros — METANEPHRÓS s.m. (biol.) Rinichiul definitiv care începe să funcţioneze la vertebratele amniote în stadiul de adult. [pr.: fros] – Din fr. métanéphros. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • Metanephros — Met a*neph ros, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? behind + ? kidney.] (Anat.) The most posterior of the three pairs of embryonic renal organs developed in many vertebrates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metanephros — Metanephros, s. Nieren …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Metanephros — ⇒ Nachniere …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • metanephros — [met΄ə nef′räs΄] n. pl. metanephroi [met΄ə nef′roi΄] [ModL < META + Gr nephros, kidney: see NEPHRO ] the excretory organ lying behind the mesonephros in an embryo, which in mammals, reptiles, and birds develops into the permanent, or adult,… …   English World dictionary

  • Métanéphros — Le métanéphros est le troisième des trois appareils rénaux différents qui se succèdent pendant la vie utérine des vertébrés supérieurs (mammifères, oiseaux et reptiles). Il correspond au rein. Chez l embryon humain, il apparais durant la 3ème… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • metanephros — metanephric, adj. /met euh nef ros/, n., pl. metanephroi / roy/. Embryol. one of the three embryonic excretory organs of higher vertebrates, becoming the permanent and functional kidney. Cf. mesonephros, pronephros. [1875 80; < NL < Gk meta META… …   Universalium

  • Metanephros — galutinis inkstas statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Metanephros ryšiai: platesnis terminas – šlapimo organai siauresnis terminas – galutinio inksto užuomazginė medžiaga siauresnis terminas –… …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Metanephros — galutinis inkstas statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Metanephros ryšiai: platesnis terminas – inkstų sistema siauresnis terminas – galutinio inksto užuomazga siauresnis terminas – šlapimo ištekamasis vamzdelis siauresnis terminas –… …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

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