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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Nefroureterectomía

Nephroureterectomy (NEF-roh-YER-eh-ter-EK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove a kidney and its ureter. Also called ureteronephrectomy.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.