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nephridium

Pronunciation: ne-frid'e-um, -a

Definition: One of the paired, segmentally arranged excretory tubules of invertebrates such as the annelids.

[G. nephros, kidney, + Mod. L. -idium, dim. suffix, fr. G. -idion]

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