Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.


 (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.
References in periodicals archive ?
* Nephritic (nephrogenous) Insipid, caused when kidneys are not able to respond to the vasopressin action, triggering the kidneys to release excessive quantities of water in the urine and the individual tinkles very much.
The first clinical differential diagnoses were cutaneous SLE, nephrogenous dermatopathy, calciphylaxis, and calcinosis.
Nephrogenous cyclic AMP, adenylate cyclase-stimulating activity, and the humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy.