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nephrolithotomy

[ nef-roh-li-thot-uh-mee ]
/ ˌnɛf roʊ lɪˈθɒt ə mi /
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noun, plural neph·ro·li·thot·o·mies.Surgery.

incision or opening of a kidney pelvis for removal of a calculus.

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Origin of nephrolithotomy

First recorded in 1840–50; nephrolith + -o- + -tomy
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Medical definitions for nephrolithotomy

nephrolithotomy
[ nĕf′rō-lĭ-thŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision into the kidney for the removal of a calculus.
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