nephrogenic

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nephrogenic

[¦nef·rə¦jen·ik]
(embryology)
Having the potential to develop into kidney tissue.
Of renal origin.
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As also found by others (6)(27)(28)(29)(31)(32), the increase in both intact PTH and urinary and nephrogenous cAMP, metabolites which reliably indicate the biological activity of PTH in the kidneys (18)(33)(34), is further confirmation of increased active PTH secretion.
The correlation between bone mass and total and nephrogenous urinary cAMP (also noted as far as total cAMP is concerned by some investigations (6) and not by others (35)) indicates a relationship between the extent of bone mass and PTH kidney activity.