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nephrotomy

[nuh-frot-uh-mee] /nəˈfrɒt ə mi/
noun, plural nephrotomies. Surgery.
1.
incision into the kidney, as for the removal of a calculus.
Origin of nephrotomy
1690-1700
From the New Latin word nephrotomia, dating back to 1690-1700. See nephro-, -tomy
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nephrotomy

/nɪˈfrɒtəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical incision into a kidney
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nephrotomy in Medicine

nephrotomy ne·phrot·o·my (nə-frŏt'ə-mē)
n.
An incision into the kidney.

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