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Pronunciation: yu-re'ter-o-il'e-o-ne'o-sis-tos'to-me

Definition: Restoration of the continuity of the urinary tract by anastomosis of the upper segment of a partially destroyed ureter to a segment of ileum, the lower end of which is then implanted into the bladder.

Synonym(s): ileal ureter

[uretero- + ileum + G. neos, new, + hystis, bladder, + stoma, mouth]

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