ureteropyelostomy


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ureteropyelostomy

 [u-re″ter-o-pi″ĕ-los´tah-me]
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.

u·re·ter·o·py·e·los·to·my

(yū-rē'ter-ō-pī'ĕ-los'tŏ-mē),
Formation of a junction of the ureter and the renal pelvis.
[uretero- + pelvis, + stoma, mouth]

ureteropyelostomy

(yo͝o-rē′tə-rō-pī′ə-lŏs′tə-mē) or

ureteropyeloneostomy

(-lō-nē-ŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical formation of a junction between the ureter and the renal pelvis.