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n. - Surgical removal of a kidney.

Usage examples (36)
  • Furthermore, it is a technique that can be used on both men and women, unlike transvaginal nephrectomy, which is only possible in women.
  • While there is nothing easy about nephrectomy recoveries, positive attitude really helps.
  • Sauer L, Glick PL, Adzick NS, Harrison MR: Compensatory renal growth following nephrectomy in fetal lambs.
  • He also has a kidney stone in his other kidney that they're going to take care of before the nephrectomy surgery. for more
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