Definition of metanephridial in English:

metanephridial

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or belonging to a metanephridium; that is a metanephridium.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Libbie Hyman (1888–1969), zoologist. From metanephridium + -al, after nephridial.

Pronunciation

metanephridial

/ˌmɛtənɪˈfrɪdɪəl//ˌmɛtənɛˈfrɪdɪəl/