nephrocapsectomy

neph·ro·cap·sec·to·my

(nef'rō-kap-sek'tŏ-mē),
Obsolete operation for decortication, or decapsulation, of the kidney.
[nephro- + L. capsula, a small box, + G. ektomē, excision]

nephrocapsectomy

(nĕf′rō-kăp-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the capsule of the kidney.

nephrocapsectomy

(nĕf″rō-kăp-sĕk′tō-mē) [″ + L. capsula, capsule, + Gr. ektome, excision]
Excision of the renal capsule.

nephrocapsectomy

excision of the renal capsule.