nephrectomize

verb
ne·​phrec·​to·​mize
variants: also British nephrectomise \ ni-​ˈfrek-​tə-​ˌmīz How to pronounce nephrectomise (audio) \
nephrectomized also British nephrectomised; nephrectomizing also British nephrectomising

Medical Definition of nephrectomize

transitive verb

: to perform nephrectomy upon

intransitive verb

: to remove a kidney

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“Nephrectomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephrectomize. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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