ureterostomy

noun

ure·​ter·​os·​to·​my ˌyu̇r-ət-ər-ˈäs-tə-mē How to pronounce ureterostomy (audio) yu̇-ˌrēt-ər- How to pronounce ureterostomy (audio)
plural ureterostomies
: surgical creation of an opening on the surface of the body for the ureters

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“Ureterostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ureterostomy. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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