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Meaning of ureterostomy

u•re•ter•os•to•my

Pronunciation: (yoo-rē"tu-ros'tu-mē), [key]
— pl. -mies.
  1. the construction of an artificial opening from the ureter through the abdominal wall or the flanks, permitting the passage of urine.
  2. the opening so constructed.
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