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ureterostomy

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noun ure·ter·os·to·my \ˌyu̇r-ət-ər-ˈäs-tə-mē, yu̇-ˌrēt-ər-\

Medical Definition of ureterostomy

plural ureterostomies

  1. :  surgical creation of an opening on the surface of the body for the ureters




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