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ureterocalicostomy

Pronunciation: yu-re'ter-o-kal-i-kos'to-me

Definition: Anastomosis of ureter to lower-pole collecting system of kidney after amputation of a portion of lower-pole parenchyma.

[uretero- + G. kalyx, cup of a flower, + stoma, mouth]

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