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urethrostomy

[yoo r-uh-thros-tuh-mee]
noun, plural u·re·thros·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. the construction of an artificial opening from the urethra through the perineum, permitting the passage of urine.
  2. the opening so constructed.
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Origin of urethrostomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; urethro- + -stomy
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urethrostomy in Medicine

urethrostomy

(yur′ə-thrŏstə-mē)
n.
  1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urethra.
  2. The opening that is created by such a procedure.
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