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Definition of "transurethral" []

  • Medicine Performed through or by way of the urethra: a transurethral resection. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "transurethral" in a sentence
  • "Other patients may prefer procedures to remove excessive prostate tissue, such as transurethral resection of the prostate or laser surgery, McVary said."
  • "Surgery (such as transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and laser procedure) and drug therapy are mostly used as treatment options for this condition."
  • "Instrumentation of the urinary tract as a result of: prostate biopsy cystoscopy (looking into the bladder with a special endoscope) surgery such as transurethral resection of the prostate gland"