nephr-, nephro-, nephri-, -nephric
(Greek: nephros; kidney, kidneys)
Renotrophic: Relating to any agent influencing the growth or nutrition of the kidney or to the action of such an agent.
A congenital anomaly of the renal parenchyma (functional tissue of the kidney, consisting of the nephrons) in which there are fewer than the usual number of nephrons (anatomical and functional unit of the kidney).
A reference to the capsule of connective tissue that surrounds the kidney.
Relating to the perinephrium.
Surrounding the kidney in whole or part.
Inflammation of the cellular tissue around the kidney.
perinephrium (s), perinephiria (pl)
The connective and fatty tissue that envelops or surrounds a kidney.
A kidney-like organ, being either part of the most anterior pair of three pairs of organs in a vertebrate embryo, disappearing early in the embryonic development of higher vertebrates, but functioning as a kidney in some simple vertebrates, such as the lamprey.