noun, plural nephrotomies. Surgery.
incision into the kidney, as for the removal of a calculus.

1690–1700; < Neo-Latin nephrotomia. See nephro-, -tomy Unabridged
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nephrotomy (nɪˈfrɒtəmɪ)
n , pl -mies
surgical incision into a kidney

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nephrotomy ne·phrot·o·my (nə-frŏt'ə-mē)
An incision into the kidney.

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