metanephric

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met·a·neph·ros

 (mĕt′ə-nĕf′rŏs′)
n.
The third and final excretory organ that develops in a vertebrate embryo. In birds, reptiles, and mammals it replaces the mesonephros as the functional excretory organ and develops into the adult kidney.

[meta- + Greek nephros, kidney.]

met′a·neph′ric (-rĭk) adj.

metanephric

(ˌmɛtəˈnɛfrɪk)
adj
(Physiology) relating to the metanephros