Synonyms
Etymology

1. nephrectomy

noun. surgical removal of a kidney.

Synonyms

  • cutting out
  • ablation
  • extirpation

Etymology

  • -ectomy (English)
  • nephro- (English)

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Sentences with nephrectomy


1. Adjective
Doctors recommend nephrectomy, or removal of one of the body's two kidneys, for a patient with disease in the kidney or a person willing to donate a kidney to another patient 12.

2.
Noun, singular or mass
It's important to keep the bowels moving while recovering from a
nephrectomy**, so the doctor may prescribe a stool softener 2.

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