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

incision of a ureter for removal of a calculus.

Origin of ureterolithotomy

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




Surgical removal of a calculus lodged in a ureter.
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