hemi·​ne·​phrec·​to·​my ˌhem-i-ni-ˈfrek-tə-mē How to pronounce heminephrectomy (audio)
plural heminephrectomies
: surgical removal of part of a kidney

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“Heminephrectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heminephrectomy. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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