ureterostomy

ureterostomy

[yoo-ree-tuh-ros-tuh-mee]
noun, plural ureterostomies. Surgery.
1.
the construction of an artificial opening from the ureter through the abdominal wall or the flanks, permitting the passage of urine.
2.
the opening so constructed.

Origin:
1900–05; ureter + -o- + -stomy

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ureterostomy u·re·ter·os·to·my (yu-rē'tə-rŏs'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical establishment of an external opening into the ureter.

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