urostomy(redirected from urostomies)
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n. pl. u·ros·to·mies
Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urinary tract.
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n, pl -mies
(Medicine) an artificial opening for the release of urine, used when urination through the bladder and urethra is no longer possible due, for example, to surgery
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