ureterolithotomy

[ yoo-ree-tuh-roh-li-thot-uh-mee ]
/ yʊˌri tə roʊ lɪˈθɒt ə mi /

noun, plural u·re·ter·o·li·thot·o·mies. Surgery.

incision of a ureter for removal of a calculus.

Nearby words

  1. ureterography,
  2. ureteroileoneocystostomy,
  3. ureteroileostomy,
  4. ureterolith,
  5. ureterolithiasis,
  6. ureterolysis,
  7. ureteroneocystostomy,
  8. ureteroneopyelostomy,
  9. ureteronephrectomy,
  10. ureteropathy

Origin of ureterolithotomy

First recorded in 1890–95; ureter + -o- + lithotomy

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Medicine definitions for ureterolithotomy

ureterolithotomy

[ yu-rē′tə-rō-lĭ-thŏtə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of a calculus lodged in a ureter.

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