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nephrotomy

[ nuh-frot-uh-mee ]
/ nəˈfrɒt ə mi /
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noun, plural ne·phrot·o·mies.Surgery.
incision into the kidney, as for the removal of a calculus.
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Origin of nephrotomy

From the New Latin word nephrotomia, dating back to 1690–1700. See nephro-, -tomy
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British Dictionary definitions for nephrotomy

nephrotomy
/ (nɪˈfrɒtəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies
surgical incision into a kidney
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