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nephrectomy

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noun ne·phrec·to·my \ni-ˈfrek-tə-mē\

Definition of nephrectomy

plural ne·phrec·to·mies

  1. :  the surgical removal of a kidney

ne·phrec·to·mize play \-ˌmīz\ transitive verb


Origin of nephrectomy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1880


Medical Dictionary

nephrectomy

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noun ne·phrec·to·my \ni-ˈfrek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of nephrectomy

plural ne·phrec·to·mies

  1. :  the surgical removal of a kidney





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