Nephrotomy
Nephrotomy Ne*phrot"o*my, n. [Gr. nefro`s a kidney + te`mnein to cut: cf. F. n['e]phrotomie.] (Surg.) Extraction of stone from the kidney by cutting. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nephrotomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 55.01 Nephrotomy describes a surgical procedure in which the kidney is cut …   Wikipedia

  • nephrotomy — [nə frät′ə mē] n. pl. nephrotomies [ NEPHRO + TOMY] surgical incision into the kidney, as for removing a stone …   English World dictionary

  • nephrotomy — /neuh frot euh mee/, n., pl. nephrotomies. Surg. incision into the kidney, as for the removal of a calculus. [1690 1700; < NL nephrotomia. See NEPHRO , TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • nephrotomy — noun The surgical procedure of cutting, or making an incision in a kidney …   Wiktionary

  • nephrotomy — Incision into the kidney. [nephro + G. tome, incision] anatrophic n. an incision into the posterolateral renal parenchyma, gaining access to the calyceal system through an avascu …   Medical dictionary

  • nephrotomy — nɪ frÉ‘tÉ™mɪ / frÉ’t n. surgical opening made in the kidney (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nephrotomy — ne·phrot·o·my …   English syllables

  • nephrotomy — n. surgical incision into the substance of the kidney. This is usually undertaken to remove a kidney stone (see nephrolithotomy) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • nephrotomy — ne•phrot•o•my [[t]nəˈfrɒt ə mi[/t]] n. pl. mies srg surgical incision into the kidney • Etymology: 1690–1700; < NL nephrotomia. See nephro , tomy …   From formal English to slang

  • nephrotomy — /nəˈfrɒtəmi/ (say nuh frotuhmee) noun (plural nephrotomies) incision into the kidney, as for the removal of a calculus. {nephro + tomy} …   Australian English dictionary

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