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ileal conduit

 

Definition: an isolated segment of ileum serving as a substitution for the urinary bladder, into which ureters can be implanted, the lumen of which is connected to the skin; used following total cystectomy or other loss of normal bladder function requiring supravesical diversion.

Synonym(s): ileal bladder

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