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urethrostomy

[yoo r-uh-thros-tuh-mee] /ˌyʊər əˈθrɒs tə mi/
noun, plural urethrostomies. 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
1895-1900
1895-1900; urethro- + -stomy
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urethrostomy in Medicine

urethrostomy u·re·thros·to·my (yur'ə-thrŏs'tə-mē)
n.

  1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urethra.

  2. The opening that is created by such a procedure.

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