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

Medical Definition of ureterostomy

: 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 8 Aug. 2020.

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