[ yu-rē′tə-rō-ĭl′ē-ō-nē′ō-sĭ-stŏstə-mē ]


Surgical restoration of the continuity of the urinary tract by anastomosis of the upper segment of a partially destroyed ureter to a segment of the ileum, the lower end of which is then implanted into the bladder.

Nearby words

  1. ureterocolostomy,
  2. ureterocystostomy,
  3. ureterodialysis,
  4. ureteroenterostomy,
  5. ureterography,
  6. ureteroileostomy,
  7. ureterolith,
  8. ureterolithiasis,
  9. ureterolithotomy,
  10. ureterolysis

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