How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"nephro" is from "nephros" (kidney) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "kidney" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|It is good for the prevention of nephralgia (pain in the kidney).|
|The nephrite variety is composed of fibrous crystals inter-twinned in a tough compact mass.|