nephro-


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nephro-

(word root) kidney
Examples of words with the root nephro-: nephrosis

nephro-

or nephr-
pref.
Kidney; kidneylike structure: nephrotomy.

[From Greek nephros, kidney.]

nephro-

or before a vowel

nephr-

combining form
(Medicine) kidney or kidneys: nephrotomy.
[from Greek nephros]

nephro-

a combining form meaning “kidney”: nephrology.
Also, esp. before a vowel,nephr-.
[comb. form representing Greek nephrós kidney]
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