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Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
Vesicotomy Incision of the bladder
cystotomy Incision of the bladder
nephrostomy creation of an artificial opening into the kidney
nephrolysis separating the kidney
cystectomy excision of the bladder
pyelolithotomy incision of the renal pelvis to remove a stone
nephropexy surgical fixation of the kidney
cystolithotomy incision of the bladder to remove a stone
nephrectomy excision of a bladder
ureterectomy excision of a ureter
cystotomy creating an artificial opening into the bladder
pyeloplasty surgical repair of the renal pelvis
cystorrhaphy suturing the bladder
meatotomy incision of the meatus
lithotripsy surgical crushing of a stone
urethroplasty surgical repair of the urethra
vesicourethral suspension suspension pertaining to the bladder and urethra
nephropyelolithotomy incision through the kidney to the renal pelvis to remove a stone
ureterostomy creation of an artificial opening into the ureter
Created by: docdan