What does Nephridium mean?

Nephridium meaning in Etymology Dictionary

(plural nephridia), 1877, Modern Latin, from Greek diminutive of nephros "kidney" (see nephron).

Nephridium meaning in General Dictionary

A segmental tubule; one of many tubules of this primitive urinogenital body organs; a segmental organ. See Illust. under Loeven's larva.

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Sentence Examples with the word Nephridium

A growth both of the funnel, which becomes multicellular, and of the rest of the nephridium produces the adult nephridia of the genera mentioned.

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