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ureterostomy

[yoo-ree-tuh-ros-tuh-mee] /yʊˌri təˈrɒs tə mi/
noun, plural ureterostomies. Surgery.
1.
the construction of an artificial opening from the ureter through the abdominal wall or the flanks, permitting the passage of urine.
2.
the opening so constructed.
Origin of ureterostomy
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; ureter + -o- + -stomy
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ureterostomy in Medicine

ureterostomy u·re·ter·os·to·my (yu-rē'tə-rŏs'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical establishment of an external opening into the ureter.

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