nephrocele


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nephrocele

 [nef´ro-sēl]
hernia of a kidney.
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neph·ro·cele

(nef'rō-sēl),
1. Hernial displacement of a kidney.
2. Cavity of the nephrotome. Synonym(s): nephrotomic cavity
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neph·ro·cele

(nef'rō-sēl)
1. Hernial displacement of a kidney.
2. In lower vertebrates, the developmental cavity connecting the myocele with the celom.
[nephro- + G. kēlē, hernia]
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