surgical creation of a new communication between a ureter and the renal pelvis to repair a deformity of the ureteropelvic junction. Called also ureteropelvioplasty and ureteropyeloplasty.
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ureteropelvioplasty(ū-rē″tĕr-ō-pĕl′vē-ō-plăs″tē) [Gr. oureter, ureter, + L. pelvis, basin, + Gr. plassein, to mold]
Plastic surgery of the junction of the ureter and the pelvis of the kidney.
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