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urethrostomy

[ yoor-uh-thros-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈθrɒs tə mi /
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noun, plural u·re·thros·to·mies.Surgery.
the construction of an artificial opening from the urethra through the perineum, permitting the passage of urine.
the opening so constructed.
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Origin of urethrostomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; urethro- + -stomy
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Medical definitions for urethrostomy

urethrostomy
[ yur′ə-thrŏstə-mē ]

n.
Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urethra.
The opening that is created by such a procedure.
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