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

  • n. Surgical removal of a kidney.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the surgical removal of a kidney

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, excision of a kidney.

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

  • n. surgical removal of a kidney


nephro- + -ectomy (Wiktionary)



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