nephro-


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nephro-

, nephr-
The kidney.
See also: reno-.
[G. nephros, kidney]

nephro-, nephr-

prefix meaning "kidneys": nephroblastoma, nephrogram, nephrorrhagia.

nephro-

, nephr-
Combining forms meaning the kidney.
See also: reno-
[G. nephros, kidney]

nephro-

, nephr- [Gr. nephros, kidney]
Prefixes meaning kidney..
See: reno-
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Known as "Mississippi Mud" 50 years ago because impurities gave its solution a brownish color, vancomycin is now a more pure formulation and has a far lower incidence of nephro- and otoxicity when used as a sole agent.