nephrectomy

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noun ne·phrec·to·my \ni-ˈfrek-tə-mē\

Definition of nephrectomy

plural

nephrectomies

  1. :  the surgical removal of a kidney

nephrectomize

play \ni-ˈfrek-tə-ˌmīz\ transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of nephrectomy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1880


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nephrectomy

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noun ne·phrec·to·my \ni-ˈfrek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of nephrectomy

plural

nephrectomies

  1. :  the surgical removal of a kidney



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