Nephrectomy



[nuh-frek-tuh-mee] /nəˈfrɛk tə mi/

noun, plural nephrectomies. Surgery.
1.
excision of a kidney.
/nɪˈfrɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of a kidney
n.

1880, from nephro- “kidney” + -ectomy “a cutting out.”

nephrectomy ne·phrec·to·my (nə-frěk’tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a kidney.

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