metanephrogenic met·a·neph·ro·gen·ic (mět’ə-něf’rə-jěn’ĭk)
Capable of giving rise to the metanephroi.
[met-uh-nef-ros] /ˌmɛt əˈnɛf rɒs/ noun, plural metanephroi [met-uh-nef-roi] /ˌmɛt əˈnɛf rɔɪ/ (Show IPA). Embryology. 1. one of the three embryonic excretory organs of higher vertebrates, becoming the permanent and functional kidney. /ˌmɛtəˈnɛfrɒs/ noun (pl) -roi (-rɔɪ) 1. the last-formed posterior part of the embryonic kidney in reptiles, birds, and mammals, which remains functional in the […]
[met-uh-nahy-ruh] /ˌmɛt əˈnaɪ rə/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. queen of Eleusis, who took Demeter in to nurse her child.
[met-uh-nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌmɛt əˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/ noun 1. See under (def 2). [nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any compound derived from by the replacement of one or more of its ring hydrogen atoms by the nitro group. 2. any of three water-soluble, crystalline isomers of such a derivative, having the […]
[met-uh-noi-uh] /ˌmɛt əˈnɔɪ ə/ noun 1. a profound, usually spiritual, transformation; conversion. noun spiritual conversion or awakening; fundamental change of character Word Origin Greek ‘change one’s mind, repent’ n. 1768, “penitence, spiritual conversion,” from Greek metanoia “afterthought, repentance,” from metanoein “to change one’s mind or purpose,” from meta- (see meta) + noein “to have mental […]