nephrorrhaphy

noun

ne·​phror·​rha·​phy nef-ˈrȯr-ə-fē How to pronounce nephrorrhaphy (audio)
plural nephrorrhaphies
1
: the fixation of a floating kidney by suturing it to the posterior abdominal wall
2
: the suturing of a kidney wound

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“Nephrorrhaphy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephrorrhaphy. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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