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Medical Term:

ureteropyeloplasty

Pronunciation: yu-re'ter-o-pi'e-lo-plas'te

Definition: Surgical reconstruction of the ureter and the pelvis of the kidney, usually for congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction.

[uretero- + G. pyelos, pelvis, + plastos, formed]

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