nephrolysis

noun
ne·​phrol·​y·​sis | \ni-ˈfräl-ə-səs \
plural nephrolyses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of nephrolysis 

: the surgical operation of freeing the kidney from surrounding adhesions

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