urethropexy

noun
ure·thro·pexy | \yu̇-ˈrē-thrə-ˌpek-sē \
plural urethropexies

Medical Definition of urethropexy 

: 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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