nephrotomy

noun
ne·​phrot·​o·​my | \ ni-ˈfrät-ə-mē How to pronounce nephrotomy (audio) \
plural nephrotomies

Medical Definition of nephrotomy

: surgical incision of a kidney (as for the extraction of a calculus)

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“Nephrotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephrotomy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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