nephrostome


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nephrostome

(ˌnɛfrəˈstəʊm)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy a funnel-shaped opening in a kidney through which waste leaves a nephridium
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The electrodes were placed as follows: a wire electrode was placed using a nephrostome into the pelvis and ureter and was fixed to the renal capsule during operation, and its other end was led to the skin.
Besides transport of the gametes, the genital duct, which connects with the pericardium through the nephrostome, bears a gland attached to its inner wall both in males and females.