nephrostomy

noun

ne·​phros·​to·​my ni-ˈfräs-tə-mē How to pronounce nephrostomy (audio)
plural nephrostomies
: the surgical formation of an opening between a renal pelvis and the outside of the body

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“Nephrostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephrostomy. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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