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nephrectasis ne·phrec·ta·sis (nə-frěk’tə-sĭs)
Dilation or distention of the pelvis of the kidney.


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    [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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