Meaning of nephrotomy in English:

nephrotomy

Pronunciation /nɪˈfrɒtəmi/ /nɛˈfrɒtəmi/

noun

Surgery
  • Surgical incision into a kidney, usually to remove a stone; an instance of this.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From nephro- + -tomy, after post-classical Latin nephrotomia.