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Medical Term:

Mitrofanoff principle

Pronunciation: mi-tro'fa-nof

Definition: use of a catheterizable channel (appendix, bowel, ureter) to drain the bladder as an alternative to the urethra.

See Also: appendicovesicostomy

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