nephrolysis


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nephrolysis

 [nĕ-frol´ĭ-sis]
1. freeing of a kidney from adhesions.
2. destruction of kidney substance. adj., adj nephrolyt´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ne·phrol·y·sis

(ne-frol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation nephroly'sis.
1. Freeing of the kidney from inflammatory adhesions, with preservation of the capsule.
2. Destruction of renal cells.
[nephro- + G. lysis, dissolution]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ne·phrol·y·sis

(nĕ-frol'i-sis)
1. Freeing of the kidney from inflammatory adhesions, with preservation of the capsule.
2. Destruction of renal cells.
[nephro- + G. lysis, dissolution]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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