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cystostomy

[ si-stos-tuh-mee ]
/ sɪˈstɒs tə mi /
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noun, plural cys·tos·to·mies.Surgery.
the construction of an artificial opening from the bladder through the abdominal wall, permitting the drainage of urine.
the opening so constructed.
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Origin of cystostomy

First recorded in 1905–10; cysto- + -stomy
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