[ 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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Medical definitions for ureterostomy
[ yu-rē′tə-rŏs′tə-mē ]
Surgical establishment of an external opening into the ureter.
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