cyst-ostomy

cystostomy

[si-stos-tuh-mee]
noun, plural cystostomies. Surgery.
1.
the construction of an artificial opening from the bladder through the abdominal wall, permitting the drainage of urine.
2.
the opening so constructed.

Origin:
1905–10; cysto- + -stomy

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cystostomy cys·tos·to·my (sĭ-stŏs'tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of an opening into the urinary bladder.

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