nephrorrhaphy

noun
ne·​phror·​rha·​phy | \ nef-ˈrȯr-ə-fē How to pronounce nephrorrhaphy (audio) \
plural nephrorrhaphies

Medical Definition of nephrorrhaphy

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 16 May. 2022.

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