nephrorrhaphy

nephrorrhaphy
\\neˈfrȯrəfē\ noun (-es)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary nephr- + -rrhaphy
: the fixation of a floating kidney by suturing it to the posterior abdominal wall

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  • nephrorrhaphy — Nephropexy by suturing the kidney. [nephro + G. rhaphe, a suture] * * * ne·phror·rha·phy nef rȯr ə fē n, pl phies 1) the fixation of a floating kidney by suturing it to the posterior abdominal wall 2) the suturing of a kidney wound * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • nephrorrhaphy — ne·phror·rha·phy …   English syllables

  • nephropexy — Operative fixation of a floating or mobile kidney. SEE ALSO: nephrorrhaphy. [nephro + G. pexis, fixation] * * * neph·ro·pexy nef rə .pek sē n, pl pex·ies surgical fixation of a floating kidney * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • -rrhaphy — rəfē, fi noun combining form ( es) Etymology: French raphie, rrhaphie, from Greek rrhaphia, from rhaptein to sew together more at rhapsody : suture : sewing cardiorrhaphy …   Useful english dictionary

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