[yoo r-uh-thros-tuh-mee]

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.

Origin of urethrostomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; urethro- + -stomy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

urethrostomy in Medicine




Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urethra.
The opening that is created by such a procedure.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.