nephrogenic tissue


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nephrogenic tissue

[¦nef·rə¦jen·ik ′tish·ü]
(embryology)
The tissue of the nephrogenic cord derived from the nephrotome plate that forms the blastema or primordium from which the embryonic and definitive kidneys develop.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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