nephrotomy


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ne·phrot·o·my

 (nə-frŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. ne·phrot·o·mies
Surgical incision into the kidney.

nephrotomy

(nɪˈfrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into a kidney

ne•phrot•o•my

(nəˈfrɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical incision into the kidney.
[1690–1700; < New Latin nephrotomia. See nephro-, -tomy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephrotomy - incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)
surgical incision, incision, section - the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
Translations

ne·phrot·o·my

n. nefrotomía, incisión en el riñón.
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