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Medical Term:

nephrocele

Pronunciation: nef'ro-sel

Definition:

  1. Hernial displacement of a kidney.
  2. Cavity of the nephrotome.

Synonym(s): nephrotomic cavity

[nephro- + G. kele, hernia]

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