Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical incision into the kidney.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the surgical procedure of cutting, or making an incision in a kidney

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Extraction of stone from the kidney by cutting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, the operation of incising the kidney, as for the extraction of a calculus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)

Etymologies

nephro- + -otomy (Wiktionary)

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