ureteronephrectomy

noun
ure·​tero·​ne·​phrec·​to·​my | \ yu̇-ˌrēt-ə-rō-ni-ˈfrek-tə-mē How to pronounce ureteronephrectomy (audio) \
plural ureteronephrectomies

Medical Definition of ureteronephrectomy

: surgical excision of a kidney with its ureter

Learn More About ureteronephrectomy

Dictionary Entries Near ureteronephrectomy

ureteroneocystostomy

ureteronephrectomy

ureteropelvic

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Ureteronephrectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ureteronephrectomy. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!