urethropexy

noun

ure·​thro·​pexy yu̇-ˈrē-thrə-ˌpek-sē How to pronounce urethropexy (audio)
plural urethropexies
: surgical fixation to nearby tissue of a displaced urethra that is causing incontinence by placing stress on the opening from the bladder

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“Urethropexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/urethropexy. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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