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ureterostomy

[ yoo-ree-tuh-ros-tuh-mee ]
/ y蕣藢ri t蓹藞r蓲s t蓹 mi /
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noun, plural u路re路ter路os路to路mies.Surgery.
the construction of an artificial opening from the ureter through the abdominal wall or the flanks, permitting the passage of urine.
the opening so constructed.
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Origin of ureterostomy

First recorded in 1900鈥05; ureter + -o- + -stomy

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