[ nə-frŏl′ĭ-sĭs ]
The operation of freeing of the kidney from inflammatory adhesions, with preservation of the capsule.
The destruction of renal cells.
Words nearby nephrolysis
Other words from nephrolysisneph′ro•lyt′ic (nĕf′rə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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