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ne·phrog·e·nous (nə-frŏj′ə-nəs) or neph·ro·gen·ic (nĕf′rə-jĕn′ĭk)
1. Originating in the kidney.
2. Able to develop into kidney tissue.
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The first clinical differential diagnoses were cutaneous SLE, nephrogenous
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