urethrectomy

[ yoo r-uh-threk-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈθrɛk tə mi /

noun, plural u·re·threc·to·mies. Surgery.

excision or removal of part or all of the urethra.

Origin of urethrectomy

First recorded in 1890–95; urethr- + -ectomy
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Medicine definitions for urethrectomy

urethrectomy

[ yur′ĭ-thrĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of a part or all of the urethra.
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