pyelostomy

[pī′ə-lŏstə-mē]

n.

Surgical formation of an opening into the pelvis of the kidney to allow drainage of urine.

Nearby words

  1. pyelonephritis,
  2. pyelonephrosis,
  3. pyeloplasty,
  4. pyeloplication,
  5. pyeloscopy,
  6. pyelotomy,
  7. pyeloureterectasis,
  8. pyeloureterography,
  9. pyelovenous,
  10. pyemesis


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