urethrostomy(redirected from antepubic urethrostomy)
creation of a permanent opening for the urethra in the perineum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Surgical formation of a permanent opening between the urethra and the skin.
[urethro- + G. stoma, mouth]
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1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urethra.
2. The opening created by such a procedure.
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