nephrogenic tissue

Also found in: Encyclopedia.

neph·ro·gen·ic tis·sue

the tissue from which the pronephros, mesonephros, and metanephros develop.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Tolley, "A teratoid cyst containing nephrogenic tissue in a woman with a horseshoe kidney," Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.
After establishment of an aberrant "rest" of nephrogenic tissue, ultimate malignant transformation most likely results from a genetic event.[9] Roberts et al[10] found that 2 (25%) of 8 EWTs expressed Wilms tumor 1 (WT1) gene messenger RNA, as detected by RNA-RNA in situ hybridization using a 35S-labeled probe derived from a cloned WT1 gene.