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Pronunciation: yu-re'ter-o-sel'

Definition: Saccular dilation of the terminal portion of the ureter that protrudes into the lumen of the urinary bladder, probably due to a congenital stenosis of the ureteric orifice meatus.

[uretero- + G. kele, hernia]

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