ureterostomy

[ yoo-ree-tuh-ros-tuh-mee ]
/ yʊˌri təˈrɒs tə mi /

noun, plural u·re·ter·os·to·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 1900–05; ureter + -o- + -stomy
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Medical definitions for ureterostomy

ureterostomy
[ yu-rē′tə-rŏstə-mē ]

n.

Surgical establishment of an external opening into the ureter.
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