[yoo r-uh-throt-uh-mee]

noun, plural u·re·throt·o·mies. Surgery.

an operation to cut a stricture of the urethra.

Origin of urethrotomy

First recorded in 1840–50; urethro- + -tomy
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urethrotomy in Medicine




Surgical incision of a stricture of the urethra.
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