nephrotomy


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ne·phrot·o·my

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

(nɪˈfrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into a kidney
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ne•phrot•o•my

(nəˈfrɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical incision into the kidney.
[1690–1700; < New Latin nephrotomia. See nephro-, -tomy]
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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)
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ne·phrot·o·my

n. nefrotomía, incisión en el riñón.
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The intrinsic blood vessels of the kidney and their significance in nephrotomy. Bull John Hopkin's Hosp 1901;12:10.
The other procedures experiencing the most rapid cost increases were bone marrow transplant; open prostatectomy; aortic resection, replacement, oranastomosis; cancer chemotherapy; spinal fusion; lobectomy or pneumonectomy; incision and drainage of skin and other tissues; knee arthroplasty; and nephrotomy and nephrostomy.