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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