Medical Dictionary

nephrectomize

verb ne·phrec·to·mize
variants: also British

nephrectomise

\ni-ˈfrek-tə-ˌmīz\play

Medical Definition of nephrectomize

nephrectomized

also British

nephrectomised

;

nephrectomizing

also British

nephrectomising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to perform nephrectomy upon

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to remove a kidney


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