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mesonephros definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural mesonephroi) Etymology: New Latin, from mes- + Greek nephros kidney more at nephritis Date: 1887 either member of the second and midmost of the three paired vertebrate renal organs that functions in adult fishes and amphibians but functions only in the embryo of reptiles, birds, and mammals in which it is replaced by a metanephros in the adult compare metanephros, pronephros mesonephric adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mesonephros Mes`o*neph"ros, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me`sos middle + nefro`s kidney.] (Anat.) The middle one of the three pairs of embryonic renal organs developed in most vertebrates; the Wolffian body.



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