[ yoor-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.

Origin of urethrostomy

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

Words Nearby urethrostomy

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