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cystostomy

[si-stos-tuh-mee] /sɪˈstɒs tə mi/
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
1905-1910
1905-10; cysto- + -stomy
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cystostomy in Medicine

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

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