paranephric

paranephric
1. Relating to the paranephros. 2. SYN: pararenal.

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para·neph·ric .par-ə-'nef-rik adj
1) adjacent to the kidney
2) relating to or being an adrenal gland

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para·neph·ric (par″ə-nefґrik) pertaining to or located in the portion of the retroperitoneum that lies outside the renal fascia; pararenal. Cf perinephric.

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