nephrolithotomy

[nef-roh-li-thot-uh-mee]

Origin of nephrolithotomy

First recorded in 1840–50; nephrolith + -o- + -tomy
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nephrolithotomy in Medicine

nephrolithotomy

[nĕf′rō-lĭ-thŏtə-mē]
n.
  1. Incision into the kidney for the removal of a calculus.
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