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Definition of "urostomy" []

  • Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urinary tract. (noun)

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 "urostomy" in a sentence
  • "The lieutenant said Avila suddenly removed her urostomy bag and threw it at the three arresting officers, who were splashed with urine."
  • "The media have documented a string of monstrous cases in which prosthetic breasts have been exposed and urostomy bags worn by bladder-cancer patients have been disconnected, with humiliating consequences."
  • ""I have been surprised," declares a woman who must wear a bag of urine attached to her abdomen, "at how little most men I have sex with are bothered by my urostomy.""
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