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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: yū - rē′tĕr - ō - il′ē - ō - nē′ō - sis - tos′tŏ - mē

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]